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test1

test1

 
 
pronunciation:
test
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a trial to find out what something is, what it is made up of, or how good it is.
A blood test is part of a complete physical exam.Tests showed that the water was safe for drinking.
synonyms:
analysis, trial
similar words:
attempt, check, essay, examination, inspection, probe, proof
definition 2: a set of questions to find out how much someone knows about something, or their ability to do something.
She gives us a test at the end of every math lesson.
synonyms:
examination
similar words:
final, quiz
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: tested, testing, tests
definition: to do a test of, or to give a test to; examine.
The doctor tested my hearing.The teacher tested us on two chapters of the math book.
synonyms:
analyze, examine, investigate, probe
similar words:
appraise, assess, inspect, proof, quiz, scrutinize, try, try out
derivations: testable (adj.), testability (n.)
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  • testing:
    the process of giving and taking tests.
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