HyperDic: test

English > 13 senses of the word test:
VERBsocialtest, prove, try, try out, examine, essayput to the test, as for its quality, or give experimental use to
socialtest, screentest or examine for the presence of disease or infection
communicationtest, quizexamine someone's knowledge of something
stativetestshow a certain characteristic when tested
competitiontestachieve a certain score or rating on a test
communicationtestdetermine the presence or properties of (a substance)
cognitiontestundergo a test
NOUNcognitiontest, trial, trial run, tryouttrying something to find out about it
acttest, mental test, mental testing, psychometric testany standardized procedure for measuring sensitivity or memory or intelligence or aptitude or personality etc
communicationtest, examination, exama set of questions or exercises evaluating skill or knowledge
acttest, trialthe act of undergoing testing
acttest, trial, runthe act of testing something
animaltesta hard outer covering as of some amoebas and sea urchins
test > pronunciation
Soundsteh'st
Rhymesabreast ... zest: 76 rhymes with ehst...
English > test: 13 senses > noun 1, cognition
Meaningtrying something to find out about it.
Synonymstrial, trial run, tryout
Narroweralpha test(computer science) a first test of an experimental product (such as computer software) carried out by the developer
beta test(computer science) a second test of an experimental product (such as computer software) carried out by an outside organization
field trial, field testA test of the performance of some new product under the conditions in which it will be used
road testA test to insure that a vehicle is roadworthy
trial balloonA test of public opinion
Broaderexperiment, experimentationThe testing of an idea
Spanishensayo, prueba
Catalanassaig, experimentació, experiment, prova, provatura, test, verificació
Verbstestput to the test, as for its quality, or give experimental use to
English > test: 13 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningAny standardized procedure for measuring sensitivity or memory or intelligence or aptitude or personality etc.
Example"the test was standardized on a large sample of students"
Synonymsmental test, mental testing, psychometric test
Narrowerintelligence test, IQ testA psychometric test of intelligence
personality testAny test that is intended to assess personality
sub-testOne of a battery of related tests
Broadermental measurementA generic term used to cover any application of measurement techniques to the quantification of mental functions
Spanishprueba, test
Catalantest
Verbstestundergo a test
testexamine someone's knowledge of something
testachieve a certain score or rating on a test
English > test: 13 senses > noun 3, communication
MeaningA set of questions or exercises evaluating skill or knowledge.
Example"when the test was stolen the professor had to make a new set of questions"
Synonymsexamination, exam
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
Verbstestundergo a test
testexamine someone's knowledge of something
testachieve a certain score or rating on a test
English > test: 13 senses > noun 4, act
MeaningThe act of undergoing testing.
Example"he survived the great test of battle"
Synonymtrial
Broaderattempt, effort, endeavor, endeavour, tryearnest and conscientious activity intended to do or accomplish / accomplish something
Spanishexamen, prueba, test
Catalanexamen, prova, test
Verbstestundergo a test
testexamine someone's knowledge of something
testachieve a certain score or rating on a test
English > test: 13 senses > noun 5, act
MeaningThe act of testing something.
Synonymstrial, run
NarrowerMOT, MOT test, Ministry of Transportation testA compulsory annual test of older motor vehicles for safety and exhaust fumes
Snellen testA test of visual acuity using a Snellen chart
assayA quantitative or qualitative test of a substance (especially an ore or a drug) to determine its components
audition, tryoutA test of the suitability of a performer
clinical trial, clinical testA rigorously controlled test of a new drug or a new invasive medical device on human subjects
double blindA test procedure in which the identity of those receiving the intervention is concealed from both the administrators / administrators and the subjects until after the test is completed
field trialA test of young hunting dogs to determine their skill in pointing and retrieving
fitting, try-on, trying onPutting clothes on to see whether they fit
pilot project, pilot programActivity planned as a test or trial
preclinical trial, preclinical test, preclinical phaseA laboratory test of a new drug or a new invasive medical device on animal subjects
Broaderattempt, effort, endeavor, endeavour, tryearnest and conscientious activity intended to do or accomplish / accomplish something
Spanishensayo, prueba, test
Catalanassaig, prova, provatura
Verbstestdetermine the presence or properties of (a substance)
testshow a certain characteristic when tested
English > test: 13 senses > noun 6, animal
MeaningA hard outer covering as of some amoebas and sea urchins.
Broadercovering, natural covering, coverA natural object that covers or envelops
Spanishtesta
Catalantesta
English > test: 13 senses > verb 1, social
Meaningput to the test, as for its quality, or give experimental use to.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example "Test this recipe"
Synonymsprove, try, try out, examine, essay
Narrowercontrol, verifyCheck or regulate (a scientific experiment) by conducting a parallel experiment or comparing with another standard
field-testtest something under the conditions under which it will actually be used
floatcirculate or discuss tentatively
Broaderevaluate, pass judgment, judgeform a critical opinion of
Spanishdemostrar, ensayar, examinar, probar, testear, tratar
Catalandemostrar, provar
Nounstesttrying something to find out about it
testingthe act of subjecting to experimental test in order to determine how well something works
English > test: 13 senses > verb 2, social
MeaningTest or examine for the presence of disease or infection.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Synonymscreen
Broadercheckmake an examination or investigation
Spanishanalizar
English > test: 13 senses > verb 3, communication
MeaningExamine someone's knowledge of something.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Somebody ----s somebody PP
Example"The teacher tests us every week"
Synonymquiz
BroaderexamineQuestion closely
Similar totestUndergo a test
Catalaninterrogar
Nounstestany standardized procedure for measuring sensitivity or memory or intelligence or aptitude or personality etc
testthe act of undergoing testing
testa set of questions or exercises evaluating skill or knowledge
testeesomeone who is tested (as by an intelligence test or an academic examination)
testersomeone who administers a test to determine your qualifications
testingthe act of giving students or candidates a test (as by questions) to determine what they know / know or have learned
English > test: 13 senses > verb 4, stative
Meaningshow a certain characteristic when tested.
PatternSomebody ----s Adjective
Example"He tested positive for HIV"
BroaderbeHave the quality of being
Nounstestthe act of testing something
testingan examination of the characteristics / characteristics of something
English > test: 13 senses > verb 5, competition
Meaningachieve a certain score or rating on a test.
PatternSomebody ----s Adjective
Example"She tested high on the LSAT and was admitted to all the good law schools"
BroaderscoreGet a certain number or letter indicating quality or performance
Similar totestUndergo a test
Nounstestany standardized procedure for measuring sensitivity or memory or intelligence or aptitude or personality etc
testthe act of undergoing testing
testa set of questions or exercises evaluating skill or knowledge
English > test: 13 senses > verb 6, communication
MeaningDetermine the presence or properties of (a substance) .
PatternSomebody ----s something
Broaderdetermine, check, find out, see, ascertain, watch, learnFind out, learn, or determine with certainty, usually by making an inquiry or other effort
Spanishtestear
Nounstestthe act of testing something
testingan examination of the characteristics / characteristics of something
English > test: 13 senses > verb 7, cognition
MeaningUndergo a test.
PatternSomebody ----s Adjective
Example"She doesn't test well"
Broadertake, submitAccept or undergo, often unwillingly
Similar toquiz, testExamine someone's knowledge of something
testachieve a certain score or rating on a test
Nounstestany standardized procedure for measuring sensitivity or memory or intelligence or aptitude or personality etc
testthe act of undergoing testing
testa set of questions or exercises evaluating skill or knowledge
testeesomeone who is tested (as by an intelligence test or an academic examination)

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