HyperDic: examination

English > 5 senses of the word examination:
NOUNactexamination, scrutinythe act of examining something closely (as for mistakes / mistakes)
communicationexamination, exam, testa set of questions or exercises evaluating skill or knowledge
communicationexamination, interrogation, interrogatoryformal systematic questioning
cognitionexamination, examena detailed inspection of your conscience / conscience (as done daily by Jesuits)
actexamination, testingthe act of giving students or candidates a test (as by questions) to determine what they know / know or have learned
examination > pronunciation
Soundsihgzae.mahney'shahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > examination: 5 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningThe act of examining something closely (as for mistakes / mistakes).
Synonymscrutiny
NarrowerauditA methodical examination or review of a condition or situation
autopsy, necropsy, postmortem, post-mortem, PM, postmortem examination, post-mortem examinationAn examination and dissection of a dead body to determine cause of death or the changes produced by disease
bank examinationAn examination of the affairs and records / records of a bank by a state or federal bank examiner
checkup, medical checkup, medical examination, medical exam, medical, health checkA thorough physical examination
comparison, comparingThe act of examining resemblances
endoscopyvisual examination of the interior of a hollow body organ by use of an endoscope
fine-tooth comb, fine-toothed combA method of examining in minute detail
follow-up, followup, reexamination, reviewA subsequent examination of a patient for the purpose of monitoring earlier treatment
going-overA careful and thorough inspection
gonioscopyAn examination of the front part of the eye to check the angle where the iris meets the cornea
inspection, reviewA formal or official examination
keratoscopyexamination of the cornea with a keratoscope to detect irregularities in its anterior surface
once-over, look-overA swift cursory examination or inspection
ophthalmoscopyexamination of the interior of an eye using an ophthalmoscope
palpation, tactual explorationA method of examination in which the examiner feels the size or shape or firmness or location of something (of body parts when the examiner is a health professional)
rhinoscopyexamination of the nasal passages (either through the anterior nares or with a rhinoscope through the nasopharynx)
scanThe act of scanning
searchboarding and inspecting a ship on the high seas
survey, studyA detailed critical inspection
testingAn examination of the characteristics / characteristics of something
time and motion study, time-and-motion study, time-motion study, motion study, time study, work studyAn analysis of a specific job in an effort to find the most efficient method in terms of time and effort
Broaderinvestigation, investigatingThe work of inquiring into something thoroughly and systematically
Spanishanálisis, control, escrutinio, examen, examinación, inspección, investigación
Catalananàlisi, escrutini, estudi, examen, inspecció
Verbsexamineobserve, check out, and look over carefully or inspect
English > examination: 5 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningA set of questions or exercises evaluating skill or knowledge.
Synonymsexam, test
Narrowerbar examination, bar examAn examination conducted at regular intervals to determine whether a candidate is qualified to practice law in a given jurisdiction
comprehensive examination, comprehensive, compAn intensive examination testing a student's proficiency in some special field of knowledge
entrance examination, entrance examexamination to determine a candidate's preparation for a course of studies
final examination, final exam, finalAn examination administered at the end of an academic term
litmus testA test that relies on a single indicator
midterm examination, midterm exam, midtermAn examination administered in the middle of an academic term
oral, oral exam, oral examination, viva voce, vivaAn examination conducted by spoken communication
preliminary examination, preliminary exam, prelimAn examination taken by graduate students to determine their fitness to continue
quizAn examination consisting of a few short / short questions
test paper, examination paper, exam paper, question sheetA written examination
triposfinal / final honors degree examinations at Cambridge University
Broadercommunication, communicatingThe activity of communicating
Spanishexamen, prueba, test
Catalanexamen, prova, test
Verbsexaminequestion closely
examinequestion or examine thoroughly and closely
examineput to the test, as for its quality, or give experimental use to
English > examination: 5 senses > noun 3, communication
Meaningformal systematic questioning.
Synonymsinterrogation, interrogatory
NarrowercatechismA series of question put to an individual (such as a political candidate) to elicit their views
cross-examination(law) close questioning of a hostile witness in a court of law to discredit or throw a new light on the testimony already provided in direct examination
debriefingReport of a mission or task
deposition(law) a pretrial interrogation of a witness
direct examination(law) the initial questioning of a witness by the party that called the witness
inquisitionA severe interrogation (often violating the rights or privacy of individuals)
interviewThe questioning of a person (or a conversation in which information is elicited)
redirect examination, reexamination(law) questioning of a witness by the party that called the witness after that witness has been subject to cross-examination
third degreeinterrogation often accompanied by torture to extort information or a confession
Broaderquestioning, inquiringA request for information
Spanishinterrogatorio
Catalaninterrogatori
Verbsexaminequestion closely
examinequestion or examine thoroughly and closely
English > examination: 5 senses > noun 4, cognition
MeaningA detailed inspection of your conscience / conscience (as done daily by Jesuits).
Synonymexamen
Broaderintrospection, self-contemplation, self-examinationThe contemplation of your own thoughts and desires / desires / desires and conduct
Verbsexamineconsider in detail and subject to an analysis in order to discover essential features or meaning / meaning
examineput to the test, as for its quality, or give experimental use to
English > examination: 5 senses > noun 5, act
MeaningThe act of giving students or candidates a test (as by questions) to determine what they know / know or have learned.
Synonymtesting
Narrowereleven-plus, 11-plus(formerly in Britain) an examination taken by 11 and 12 year old students to select suitable candidates for grammar school
Broaderinvestigation, investigatingThe work of inquiring into something thoroughly and systematically
Spanishexamen, prueba
Catalanexamen, prova
Verbsexaminequestion closely
examinequestion or examine thoroughly and closely
examineput to the test, as for its quality, or give experimental use to

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