Textual thesaurus for "test"

(noun) trial, run

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

(noun) trial

the act of undergoing testing

he survived the great test of battle; candidates must compete in a trial of skill

(noun) mental test, mental testing, psychometric test

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

(noun) trial, trial run, tryout

trying something to find out about it

a sample for ten days free trial; a trial of progesterone failed to relieve the pain

(noun) exam, examination

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

(verb) quiz

examine someone's knowledge of something

The teacher tests us every week; We got quizzed on French irregular verbs

(verb) try, try out, prove, essay, examine

put to the test, as for its quality, or give experimental use to

This approach has been tried with good results; Test this recipe

(verb) screen

test or examine for the presence of disease or infection

screen the blood for the HIV virus