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  Definition of examination
  1. the act of examining something closely (as for mistakes)
  2. the act of giving students or candidates a test (as by questions) to determine what they know or have learned
  3. examination of conscience (as done daily by Jesuits)
  4. formal systematic questioning
  5. 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"
Similar Words: scrutiny, testing, examen, interrogation, interrogatory, exam, test

 

Hyponyms: audit, autopsy, necropsy, postmortem, PM, postmortem examination, checkup, medical checkup, medical examination, medical exam, medical, health check, comparison, comparing, fine-tooth comb, fine-toothed comb, follow-up, followup, reexamination, review, going-over, once-over, look-over, palpation, tactual exploration, endoscopy, keratoscopy, rhinoscopy, scan, search, survey, study, testing, time and motion study, time-and-motion study, time-motion study, motion study, time study, work study, inspection, bank examination, eleven-plus, 11-plus, catechism, deposition, inquisition, third degree, cross-examination, direct examination, redirect examination, interview, debriefing, bar examination, bar exam, entrance examination, entrance exam, final examination, final exam, final, litmus test, midterm examination, midterm exam, midterm, oral, oral exam, oral examination, viva voce, viva, preliminary examination, preliminary exam, prelim, quiz, test paper, examination paper, exam paper, question sheet, tripos

 

Derivational Morphology: size up, take stock, scrutinize, scrutinise, audit, inspect, examine, see, quiz, test, prove, try, try out, essay, probe, analyze, analyse, study, canvass, canvas, interrogate, question

 

Language Translations:
Catalan: examen   Chinese: 考试  
Finnish: tarkastelu   French: examen  
German: Test   Italian: esame  
Japanese: 試験   Portuguese: exame  
Romanian: examen   Slovene: izpit  
Spanish: examen   Swedish: examen  
 
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