Definition of Trial:

  1. Test (something, especially a new product) to assess its suitability or performance.

  2. (of a horse, dog, or other animal) compete in trials.

  3. A formal examination of evidence before a judge, and typically before a jury, in order to decide guilt in a case of criminal or civil proceedings.

  4. A person, thing, or situation that tests a persons endurance or forbearance.

  5. A test of the performance, qualities, or suitability of someone or something.

  6. Formal hearing of a civil or criminal case before a competent court for examination of evidence and determination of legal claims leading to a judgment through adversary system. All trials (except in-camera ones) must be held in public.

Synonyms of Trial

Court case, Case, Lawsuit, Suit, Hearing, Inquiry, Tribunal, Litigation, Judicial proceedings, Legal proceedings, Proceedings, Legal action, Test, Try out, Carry out trials on, Put to the test, Put through its paces, Experiment with, Test, Try-out, Experiment, Pilot study, Olympic games, Olympics, R and D, Acid test, Adverse circumstances, Adversity, Affliction, Aggravation, Agony, Anguish, Annoyance, Approach, Arrangement, Assay, Assize, Attempt, Audition, Bad luck, Bad news, Bane, Basic training, Bedevilment, Bid, Blank determination, Blight, Blue book, Bore, Bother, Botheration, Bothersomeness, Bout, Briefing, Brouillon, Bummer, Calvary, Care, Change of venue, Check, Checking, Clearing the decks, Complication, Concours, Conditional, Contest, Control, Control experiment, Controlled experiment, Court-martial, Crack, Crashing bore, Criterion, Cross, Cross-examination, Crown of thorns, Crucial test, Crucible, Curse, Cut and try, Cut-and-try, Deltoid, Derby, Determination, Determined, Devilment, Difficulties, Difficulty, Distress, Docimasy, Dogging, Downer, Drag, Dry run, Dual, Effort, Empirical, Empiricism, Encounter, Endeavor, Engagement, Enquiry, Equipment, Essay, Exam, Examen, Examination, Exasperation, Experiment, Experimental, Experimental design, Experimental method, Experimental proof, Experimentalism, Experimentation, Exploratory, Familiarization, Fan-shaped, Feeling out, Fiery ordeal, Fight, Final, Final examination, First draft, Fixing, Fling, Foundation, Gambit, Game, Games, Go, Great go, Grief, Groundwork, Gymkhana, Harassment, Hard knocks, Hard life, Hard lot, Hard luck, Hard times, Hardcase, Hardship, Harrying, Hassle, Headache, Hearing, Heartbreak, Heuristic, Hit and miss, Hit-or-miss, Honors, Hounding, Inquest, Inquiry, Inquisition, Irritant, Irritation, Joust, Jury trial, Kiteflying, Lawsuit, Lick, Litigation, Makeready, Making ready, Manufacture, Match, Matching, Meet, Meeting, Midsemester, Midterm, Misery, Misfortune, Mistrial, Mobilization, Molestation, Move, Noble experiment, Nuisance, Number, Offer, Oral, Oral examination, Ordeal, Persecution, Pest, Pilot, Plague, Planning, Plight, Plural, Pragmatism, Prearrangement, Predicament, Prelim, Preliminaries, Preliminary, Preliminary act, Preliminary step, Prep, Preparation, Preparatory study, Preparing, Prepping, Prerequisite, Pressure, Pretreatment, Probation, Probationary, Probative, Probatory, Problem, Processing, Proof, Propaedeutic, Proving, Provision, Provisional, Quiz, Rally, Readying, Rencontre, Research and development, Resolute, Rigor, Rough draft, Rough sketch, Rule of thumb, Sample, Sea of troubles, Shot, Singular, Sorrow, Sounding out, Spadework, Stab, Standard, Step, Stress, Stress of life, Stroke, Strong bid, Suffering, Take-home examination, Tentative, Tentative method, Tentativeness, Test, Test case, Testing, Three, Three-in-one, Tilt, Touchstone, Tournament, Tourney, Training, Treatment, Triadic, Trial and error, Trial by jury, Trial run, Trial-and-error, Trials and tribulations, Triangular, Tribulation, Trinal, Trine, Triple, Triplex, Tripos, Triune, Trouble, Troubles, Try, Trying, Tryout, Undertaking, Vale of tears, Venture, Venturesome, Verification, Verificatory, Vexation, Vexatiousness, Vicissitude, Visitation, Viva, Warm-up, Whack, Whirl, Willing, Woe, Worriment, Worry, Written, Written examination, Nuisance, Pest, Bother, Irritant, Source of annoyance, Source of irritation, Worry, Problem, Inconvenience, Vexation, Plague, Source of aggravation, Thorn in ones flesh, The bane of ones life, Ones cross to bear

How to use Trial in a sentence?

  1. All seeds are carefully trialed in a variety of growing conditions.
  2. The newspaper accounts of the trial.
  3. Clinical trials must establish whether the new hip replacements are working.
  4. The pup trialed on Saturday.
  5. The trials and tribulations of married life.

Meaning of Trial & Trial Definition