Translation of "try" - English-Japanese dictionary

try

verb uk /traɪ/ (present participle trying, past tense and past participle tried)

A2 to attempt to do something

~しようとする
I tried to open the window but couldn’t.

B1 to do, test, taste, etc. something to discover if it works or if you like it

試しに~してみる, ~を試す
I tried that recipe you gave me last night.

(Translation of “try verb” from the Cambridge English–Japanese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)