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")

Antonyms of adj tested

2 senses of tested

Sense 1
tested, tried, well-tried -- (tested and proved useful or correct; "a tested method")

INDIRECT (VIA proved) -> unproved, unproven -- (not proved; "unproved allegations"; "unproved assumptions")

Sense 2
tested, time-tested, tried, tried and true -- (tested and proved to be reliable)

INDIRECT (VIA reliable, dependable) -> unreliable, undependable -- (not worthy of reliance or trust; "in the early 1950s computers were large and expensive and unreliable"; "an undependable assistant")
INDIRECT (VIA reliable, dependable) -> unreliable, undependable -- (not worthy of reliance or trust; "in the early 1950s computers were large and expensive and unreliable"; "an undependable assistant")

Similarity of adj tested

2 senses of tested

Sense 1
tested, tried, well-tried -- (tested and proved useful or correct; "a tested method")
       => proved (vs. unproved), proven -- (established beyond doubt; "a proven liar"; "a Soviet leader of proven shrewdness")

Sense 2
tested, time-tested, tried, tried and true -- (tested and proved to be reliable)
       => reliable (vs. unreliable), dependable (vs. undependable) -- (worthy of reliance or trust; "a reliable source of information"; "a dependable worker")

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