test


test
I
(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
n. examination; trial, essay; criterion; experiment.
II
(Roget's IV) n.
1. [A check for adequacy]
Syn. inspection, analysis, countdown, probing, inquiry, inquest, elimination, proving ground(s), training stable, search, dry run*; see also examination 1 , experiment 1 .
Types of tests include: engineering, technical, structural, mechanical, chemical, countdown, psychological, Rorschach, mental, intelligence, intelligence quotient (IQ), aptitude, vocational, qualifying, comprehensive, written, true-false, multiple choice, essay, oral, standardized, achievement, objective, diagnostic, semester, term, Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT), Graduate Record Examination (GRE), Law School Admission Test (LSAT), Medical College Admission Test (MCAT), association, psychiatric, toxicological, vascular, electrocardiac, urinary, metabolic, neurological, reflex, eye, blood, Pap test, drug, stress, pregnancy, human immunodeficiency virus, HIV, breaking point, burst, heat, strength, pressure, density, longitudinal, transverse, tensility, metallurgic, electronic, supersonic, ultrasonic, spectrographic, X-ray, pneumatic, hydrostatic, expansion, contraction, flattening, compression, corrosion, eddy-current, Rockwell hardness, metallographic, complex mixture.
2. [A formal examination]
Syn. quiz, questionnaire, essay; see examination 2 .
See Synonym Study at experiment . v.
Syn. inquire, question, try out; see examine 2 , experiment 2 .
III
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus)
I
n.
1. examination exam, quiz, multiple choice, midterm, trial, evaluation, probe, assessment, questionnaire, inspection, inquest.
2. trial experiment, assay, try, dry run.
3. standard criterion, *acid test, *litmus test, measure, touchstone, proof.
II
v.
examine, quiz, try, evaluate, probe, assess, question, inspect, investigate, analyze, conduct a trial run, assay, check, *see which way the wind blows, sound.
IV
(Roget's Thesaurus II) I noun 1. A procedure that ascertains effectiveness, value, proper function, or other quality: assay, essay, proof, trial, tryout. See INVESTIGATE. 2. An operation employed to resolve an uncertainty: experiment, experimentation, trial. See INVESTIGATE. 3. A set of questions or exercises designed to determine knowledge or skill: catechism, catechization, exam, examination, quiz. See INVESTIGATE. 4. A means by which individuals are compared and judged: benchmark, criterion, gauge, mark, measure, standard, touchstone, yardstick. See USUAL. II adjective Constituting a tentative model for future experiment or development: experimental, pilot, trial. See START. III verb 1. To subject to a procedure that ascertains effectiveness, value, proper function, or other quality: assay, check, essay, examine, prove, try, try out. Idioms: bring to the test, make trial of, put to the proof (or test). See INVESTIGATE. 2. To subject to a test of knowledge or skill: check, examine, quiz. See INVESTIGATE. 3. To engage in experiments: experiment. See INVESTIGATE.

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