try a case


try a case
See trial.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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  • try a case — index hear (give a legal hearing), judge Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • try — vt tried, try·ing [Anglo French trier to choose, sort, ascertain, examine judicially, from Old French, to choose, sort] 1: to examine or investigate judicially no fact tried by a jury, shall be otherwise reexamined in any court of the United… …   Law dictionary

  • try — [[t]tra͟ɪ[/t]] ♦ tries, trying, tried 1) VERB If you try to do something, you want to do it, and you take action which you hope will help you to do it. [V to inf] He secretly tried to block her advancement in the Party... [V to inf] Try to make… …   English dictionary

  • try — try1 W1S1 [traı] v past tense and past participle tried present participle trying third person singular tries ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(attempt)¦ 2¦(test/use)¦ 3¦(food/drink)¦ 4¦(try to find somebody/something)¦ 5¦(door/window)¦ 6¦( …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • case — I n. legal action argument 1) to hear, try a case (the court will not hear this case) 2) to argue, plead a case (the lawyer argued the case skillfully) 3) to make (out), present, state; take a case (she made out a good case for her client; the… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • try — Synonyms and related words: acid test, agonize, aim, annoy, appraise, approach, arbitrate, aspire, assay, attempt, bear hard upon, bid, bid for, blank determination, bolt, bother, bring to test, brouillon, burden, chance, charge the jury, check,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • try — I. verb (tried; trying) Etymology: Middle English trien, from Anglo French trier to select, sort, examine, determine, probably from Late Latin tritare to grind, frequentative of Latin terere to rub more at throw Date: 14th century transitive verb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • try — [trī] vt. tried, trying [ME trien < OFr trier < ? VL * tritare, to cull out, grind < L tritus, pp. of terere, to rub, thresh grain: see TRITE] 1. Obs. to separate; set apart 2. a) to melt or render (fat, etc.) to get (the oil) b) to… …   English World dictionary

  • try — [traɪ] verb tried PTandPP [transitive usually passive] to examine and judge a legal case, or someone who is thought to be guilty of a crime in a court: • Savings and loan directors are being tried for fraud. * * * try UK US /traɪ/ verb [T] LAW ►… …   Financial and business terms

  • try — ► VERB (tries, tried) 1) make an attempt or effort to do something. 2) (also try out) test (something new or different) in order to see if it is suitable, effective, or pleasant. 3) attempt to open (a door), contact (someone), etc. 4) (try on)… …   English terms dictionary


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