Definition for Pry (pried)

pry (pried), v. [ME prien, origin unknown.] (webplay: distant, lever, narrowly, way).

  1. Peep; spy; investigate; observe closely; watch secretly; inspect clandestinely; scrutinize curiously.
  2. Raise; lift; force open; break into; [fig.] destroy; spoil; thwart; defile.
  3. Chip away at; attempt to break through.
  4. Force; coerce; drive; push.

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