noun see try on

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • try on — / try out [v] evaluate, test appraise, audition, check out, demonstrate, experiment, fit, give a try, have a dry run*, have a fitting*, inspect, practice, probe, prove, put into practice, put to the test, sample, scrutinize, taste, try for size,… …   New thesaurus

  • try on — (something) to put on clothes to see how they look or fit. Try on those shoes. It s silly to buy something that expensive without trying it on …   New idioms dictionary

  • try on — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms try on : present tense I/you/we/they try on he/she/it tries on present participle trying on past tense tried on past participle tried on 1) to put on a piece of clothing in order to see how it looks and… …   English dictionary

  • try on — verb put on a garment in order to see whether it fits and looks nice (Freq. 1) Try on this sweater to see how it looks • Syn: ↑try • Derivationally related forms: ↑try on • Hypernyms: ↑wear, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • try-on — noun putting clothes on to see whether they fit • Syn: ↑fitting, ↑trying on • Derivationally related forms: ↑fit (for: ↑fitting), ↑try on • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • try on — 1) PHRASAL VERB If you try on a piece of clothing, you put it on to see if it fits you or if it looks nice. [V P n (not pron)] Try on clothing and shoes to make sure they fit. [Also V n P] 2) PHRASAL VERB: usu cont If you say that a person is… …   English dictionary

  • try on — transitive verb Date: 1664 1. to put on (a garment) in order to test the fit 2. to use or test experimentally • try on noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • try on — put on clothes to see how they fit and look You should try on that jacket before you buy it …   Idioms and examples

  • try-on — /ˈtraɪ ɒn/ (say truy on) noun Colloquial an attempt to hoodwink or test the patience of someone: *He could never get it into his head that the threatened dismissals tactic was a try on. –david ireland, 1971 …   Australian English dictionary

  • try on — (Roget s IV) v. Syn. fit, have a fitting, try on for size; see experiment 2 , wear 1 …   English dictionary for students

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