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synonyms for on trial

  • before the court
  • in litigation
  • under examination
  • under suspicion
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How to use on trial in a sentence

The challenge was accepted and the hay-wagon driven round and the trial commenced.
THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
No doubt it will be a trial for Miss Rowan, but I think she would feel better to have her father buried here.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
He consented to the trial, receiving Planner's solemn promise that, in the event of failure, it should be the last.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
I drew back from the rim of Writing-On-the-Stone, that set of whispered phrases echoing in my ears.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
British parliament passed an act for transporting Americans to England for trial.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
Receiving small encouragement in England, he applied to sugar-cane planters to give his engines a trial in the West Indies.
LIFE OF RICHARD TREVITHICK, VOLUME II (OF 2)FRANCIS TREVITHICK
In a trial in the King's Bench, Mr. Erskine, counsel for the defendant, was charged by his opponent with traveling out of his way.
THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
The reported duty of Watt's Herland engine was twenty-seven millions; and if the trial was with his ordinary bushel of 112 lbs.
LIFE OF RICHARD TREVITHICK, VOLUME II (OF 2)FRANCIS TREVITHICK
A coward by nature, he had been on the verge of a nervous breakdown before the trial, thinking of what might happen.
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
Sir,—I was unwilling to write you until I had made a little trial of the Herland engine.
LIFE OF RICHARD TREVITHICK, VOLUME II (OF 2)FRANCIS TREVITHICK
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WORDS RELATED TO ON TRIAL

  • analytically
  • empirically
  • on probation
  • on trial
  • provisionally
  • temporarily
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.