Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun test

6 senses of test

Sense 1
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")
       => experiment, experimentation -- (the testing of an idea; "it was an experiment in living"; "not all experimentation is done in laboratories")

Sense 2
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")
       => mental measurement -- (a generic term used to cover any application of measurement techniques to the quantification of mental functions)

Sense 3
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")
       => communication, communicating -- (the activity of communicating; the activity of conveying information; "they could not act without official communication from Moscow")

Sense 4
test, trial -- (the act of undergoing testing; "he survived the great test of battle"; "candidates must compete in a trial of skill")
       => attempt, effort, endeavor, endeavour, try -- (earnest and conscientious activity intended to do or accomplish something; "made an effort to cover all the reading material"; "wished him luck in his endeavor"; "she gave it a good try")

Sense 5
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")
       => attempt, effort, endeavor, endeavour, try -- (earnest and conscientious activity intended to do or accomplish something; "made an effort to cover all the reading material"; "wished him luck in his endeavor"; "she gave it a good try")

Sense 6
test -- (a hard outer covering as of some amoebas and sea urchins)
       => covering, natural covering, cover -- (a natural object that covers or envelops; "under a covering of dust"; "the fox was flushed from its cover")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb test

7 senses of test

Sense 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")
       => evaluate, pass judgment, judge -- (form a critical opinion of; "I cannot judge some works of modern art"; "How do you evaluate this grant proposal?" "We shouldn't pass judgment on other people")

Sense 2
screen, test -- (test or examine for the presence of disease or infection; "screen the blood for the HIV virus")
       => check -- (make an examination or investigation; "check into the rumor"; "check the time of the class")

Sense 3
quiz, test -- (examine someone's knowledge of something; "The teacher tests us every week"; "We got quizzed on French irregular verbs")
       => examine -- (question closely)

Sense 4
test -- (show a certain characteristic when tested; "He tested positive for HIV")
       => be -- (have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun); "John is rich"; "This is not a good answer")

Sense 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")
       => score -- (get a certain number or letter indicating quality or performance; "She scored high on the SAT"; "He scored a 200")

Sense 6
test -- (determine the presence or properties of (a substance))
       => determine, check, find out, see, ascertain, watch, learn -- (find out, learn, or determine with certainty, usually by making an inquiry or other effort; "I want to see whether she speaks French"; "See whether it works"; "find out if he speaks Russian"; "Check whether the train leaves on time")

Sense 7
test -- (undergo a test; "She doesn't test well")
       => take, submit -- (accept or undergo, often unwillingly; "We took a pay cut")

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