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test

 
Noun test has 6 senses
  1. test, 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"
    --1 is a kind of mental measurement
    --1 has particulars: intelligence test, IQ test; personality test; sub-test
    Derived forms: verb test7, verb test5, verb test3
  2. test, 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"
    --2 is a kind of attempt, effort, endeavor, endeavour, try
    --2 has particulars:
     assay; clinical trial, clinical test; double blind; preclinical trial, preclinical test, preclinical phase; audition, tryout; field trial; fitting, try-on, trying on; MOT, MOT test, Ministry of Transportation test; pilot project, pilot program; Snellen test
    Derived forms: verb test6, verb test4
  3. test, trial - the act of undergoing testing; "he survived the great test of battle"; "candidates must compete in a trial of skill"
    --3 is a kind of attempt, effort, endeavor, endeavour, try
    Derived forms: verb test7, verb test5, verb test3
  4. trial, trial run, test, tryout - trying something to find out about it; "a sample for ten days free trial"; "a trial of progesterone failed to relieve the pain"
    --4 is a kind of experiment, experimentation
    --4 has particulars:
     field trial, field test; alpha test; beta test; road test; trial balloon
    Derived form: verb test1
  5. examination, exam, test - 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"
    --5 is a kind of communication, communicating
    --5 has particulars:
     bar examination, bar exam; entrance examination, entrance exam; final examination, final exam, final; litmus test; midterm examination, midterm exam, midterm; oral, oral exam, oral examination, viva voce, viva; preliminary examination, preliminary exam, prelim; quiz; test paper, examination paper, exam paper, question sheet; tripos
    Derived forms: verb test7, verb test5, verb test3
  6. test - a hard outer covering as of some amoebas and sea urchins
    --6 is a kind of
    covering, natural covering, cover
Verb test has 7 senses
  1. test, prove, try, try out, examine, essay - put to the test, as for its quality, or give experimental use to; "This approach has been tried with good results"; "Test this recipe"
    --1 is one way to judge
    Derived forms: noun test4, noun testing1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  2. screen, test - test or examine for the presence of disease or infection; "screen the blood for the HIV virus"
    --2 is one way to check
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
  3. quiz, test - examine someone's knowledge of something; "The teacher tests us every week"; "We got quizzed on French irregular verbs"
    --3 is one way to examine
    Derived forms: noun test5, noun test3, noun test1, noun testee1, noun tester1, noun testing3
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Somebody ----s somebody PP
  4. test - show a certain characteristic when tested; "He tested positive for HIV"
    --4 is one way to
    be
    Derived forms: noun test2, noun testing2
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s Adjective
  5. test - achieve a certain score or rating on a test; "She tested high on the LSAT and was admitted to all the good law schools"
    --5 is one way to
    score
    Derived forms: noun test3, noun test1, noun test5
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s Adjective
  6. test - determine the presence or properties of (a substance)
    --6 is one way to
    determine, check, find out, see, ascertain, watch, learn
    Derived forms: noun test2, noun testing2
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  7. test - undergo a test; "She doesn't test well"
    --7 is one way to
    take, undergo, submit
    Derived forms: noun test5, noun test3, noun test1, noun testee1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s Adjective
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