Definition of Test


  • a hard outer covering as of some amoebas and sea urchins
  • the act of testing something
    "in the experimental trials the amount of carbon was measured separately"
    "he called each flip of the coin a new trial"
  • the act of undergoing testing
    "he survived the great test of battle"
    "candidates must compete in a trial of skill"
  • a set of questions or exercises evaluating skill or knowledge
    "when the test was stolen the professor had to make a new set of questions"
  • any standardized procedure for measuring sensitivity or memory or intelligence or aptitude or personality etc
    "the test was standardized on a large sample of students"
    - mental test - mental testing - psychometric test
  • trying something to find out about it
    "a sample for ten days free trial"
    "a trial of progesterone failed to relieve the pain"
    - trial run


  • undergo a test
    "She doesn't test well"
  • determine the presence or properties of (a substance)
  • achieve a certain score or rating on a test
    "She tested high on the LSAT and was admitted to all the good law schools"
  • show a certain characteristic when tested
    "He tested positive for HIV"
  • examine someone's knowledge of something
    "The teacher tests us every week"
    "We got quizzed on French irregular verbs"
  • test or examine for the presence of disease or infection
    "screen the blood for the HIV virus"
  • put to the test, as for its quality, or give experimental use to
    "This approach has been tried with good results"
    "Test this recipe"
    - try out
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.

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Unscramble test

12 unscramble word found using the letters test.

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