Student Thesaurus

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Entry Word: examination
Function: noun
Text: 1 a set of questions or problems designed to assess knowledge, skills, or intelligence <applicants to the prep school are required to take an examination>
Synonyms exam, quiz, test
Related Words catechism; audition; final; checkup, inspection, review; inquiry, interrogation, investigation, probe, research
2 a systematic search for the truth or facts about something <an examination into the extent and causes of juvenile delinquency in the community> -- see INQUIRY 1
3 a close look at or over someone or something in order to judge condition <even a hasty examination will tell any jeweler that that is not a real diamond> -- see INSPECTION