Synonyms for (noun) trial

Synonyms: trial, test, run

Definition: the act of testing something

Usage: in the experimental trials the amount of carbon was measured separately; he called each flip of the coin a new trial

Similar words: endeavor, endeavour, effort, try, attempt

Definition: earnest and conscientious activity intended to do or accomplish something

Usage: made an effort to cover all the reading material; wished him luck in his endeavor; she gave it a good try


Synonyms: test, trial

Definition: the act of undergoing testing

Usage: he survived the great test of battle; candidates must compete in a trial of skill

Similar words: endeavor, endeavour, effort, try, attempt

Definition: earnest and conscientious activity intended to do or accomplish something

Usage: made an effort to cover all the reading material; wished him luck in his endeavor; she gave it a good try


Synonyms: trial

Definition: (law) the determination of a person's innocence or guilt by due process of law

Usage: he had a fair trial and the jury found him guilty; most of these complaints are settled before they go to trial

Similar words: legal proceeding, proceeding, proceedings

Definition: (law) the institution of a sequence of steps by which legal judgments are invoked


Synonyms: trial, trial run, tryout, test

Definition: trying something to find out about it

Usage: a sample for ten days free trial; a trial of progesterone failed to relieve the pain

Similar words: experiment, experimentation

Definition: the testing of an idea

Usage: it was an experiment in living; not all experimentation is done in laboratories


Synonyms: visitation, trial, tribulation

Definition: an annoying or frustrating or catastrophic event

Usage: his mother-in-law's visits were a great trial for him; life is full of tribulations; a visitation of the plague

Similar words: affliction

Definition: a cause of great suffering and distress


Synonyms: trial

Definition: (sports) a preliminary competition to determine qualifications

Usage: the trials for the semifinals began yesterday

Similar words: competition, contest

Definition: an occasion on which a winner is selected from among two or more contestants