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Another word for examination

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Noun
  1. The act of examining carefully

    See also:

    investigate

  2. A close or systematic study

      1. Systems analysis
      2. A spoken or written presentation of such study:
      3. (Chemistry) The separation of a substance into its constituent elements to determine either their nature (qualitative analysis) or their proportions (quantitative analysis).
      1. The act of inspecting.
      2. Critical examination
      3. Official examination or review, as of troops
      1. A careful search or examination; systematic inquiry
      2. A careful examination or search in order to discover facts or gain information.
      3. The act or process of investigating:
      1. A report or essay giving a critical estimate of a work or performance.
      2. A magazine containing articles of criticism and appraisal, often in a specific field
      3. A general survey, report, or account
      1. A general or comprehensive view:
      2. A document reporting the results of a survey.
      3. A careful inspection or appraisal:
    See also:

    investigate

  3. A medical inquiry into a patient's state of health

    See also:

    investigate

  4. A set of questions or exercises designed to determine knowledge or skill

      1. A body of fundamental principles or beliefs, especially when accepted uncritically:
      2. Any similar handbook for teaching the fundamentals of a subject
      3. A text summarizing the basic principles of a Christian denomination, usually in question-and-answer form.
      1. (Short for) examination
      2. (Informal) Shortened form of examination especially when meaning test or in compound terms.
      3. An examination; a test.
      1. A practical joke; hoax
      2. (Obs.) An odd or eccentric person
      3. A questioning; esp., a short oral or written examination to test knowledge
      1. A method, process, or means used in making such an examination or trial
      2. An oath or declaration required as proof of one's orthodoxy, loyalty, etc.
      3. A procedure for critical evaluation; a means of determining the presence, quality, or truth of something; a trial:
    See also:

    investigate

Another word for examination

Noun
  1. The act of seeking evidence

      1. The act of a belligerent in stopping and searching a neutral ship for contraband
      2. (Law) The examination of a person or property, as by a law enforcement officer, for the purpose of discovering evidence of a crime.
      3. An act of searching; scrutiny, inquiry, or examination in an attempt to find something, gain knowledge, establish facts, etc.
      1. (Countable) A particular instance or piece of research.
      2. Careful, systematic, patient study and investigation in some field of knowledge, undertaken to discover or establish facts or principles
      3. (Uncountable) Diligent inquiry or examination to seek or revise facts, principles, theories, applications, etc.; laborious or continued search after truth.
      1. A careful inspection or appraisal:
      2. A plan or written description of this
      3. A detailed study or inspection, as by gathering information through observations, questionnaires, etc. and analyzing it
      1. The act of inspecting.
      2. Critical examination
      3. Official examination or review, as of barracks or troops.
      1. The act or process of investigating:
      2. A careful search or examination; systematic inquiry
      3. A careful examination or search in order to discover facts or gain information.
      1. An investigation or examination
      2. A close examination of a matter:
      3. The act of inquiring:
      1. Close, careful examination or observation.
      2. A lengthy, searching look
      3. A careful, continuous watch; surveillance
      1. The act of determining the altitude of the sun, a star, etc., in order to find a ship's position at sea
      2. The act or practice of noting and recording facts and events, as for some scientific study
      3. The act or process of perceiving something, such as a phenomenon, often by means of an instrument, and making a record of the resulting information.
      1. The act of inquiring into a matter; an investigation.
      2. The written finding of such an inquiry
      3. An investigation that violates the privacy or rights of individuals, especially through rigorous or harsh interrogation.
      1. (Informal) A checking account.
      2. (Ice hockey) The act of physically keeping an opposing player in check.
      1. The act or an instance of exploring:
      2. An exploring or being explored
      1. An inspection or exploration of an area, especially one made to gather military information.
      2. An exploratory survey or examination, as in seeking out information about enemy positions or installations, or as in making a preliminary geologic or engineering survey
      1. The action or process of scanning a body or body part.
      2. The act or an instance of scanning:
      3. A picture or image produced by this means.
      1. (Chemistry) The separation of a substance into its constituent elements to determine either their nature (qualitative analysis) or their proportions (quantitative analysis).
      2. A statement of the results of this process
      3. (Linguis.) The use of word order and uninflected function words rather than inflection to express syntactic relationships
      1. A report or essay giving a critical estimate of a work or performance.
      2. The act or process of going over a lesson or subject again, as in study or recitation
      3. An exercise for use in restudying material.
      1. A thorough examination or evaluation:
      2. A formal, often periodic examination and checking of accounts or financial records to verify their correctness
      3. An examination of records or financial accounts to check their accuracy.
      1. A branch of knowledge or department of learning:
      2. A work of literature or art treating a subject in careful detail and typically done as an exercise in technique, etc.
      3. A detailed examination, analysis, or experiment investigating a subject or phenomenon:
      1. Interrogation
      2. The act of challenging, wondering and doubting.
      3. The action of asking questions; a survey; an inquiry.
      1. An act of overhauling.
      2. A repair job.
      3. An overhauling; thorough examination or restoration to good working order
      1. In medieval romance, a chivalric journey undertaken by a knight in order to procure or achieve a particular object or end
      2. An expedition undertaken in medieval romance by a knight in order to perform a prescribed feat:
      3. The act or an instance of seeking or pursuing something; a search.
      1. A judicial inquiry into a specified matter, such as a person's mental condition.
      2. An investigation or inquiry:
      3. (Law) An investigation conducted by a coroner, sometimes with the aid of a jury, into the cause of death of a person when the cause may be criminal.
      1. A searching examination
      2. An exploratory action or expedition, especially one designed to investigate and obtain information on a remote or unknown region:
      3. An instrumented spacecraft for exploring the upper atmosphere, space, or a celestial body in order to get information about the environment, physical properties, etc.
      1. An event, set of circumstances, etc. that proves or tries a person's qualities
      2. A method, process, or means used in making such an examination or trial
      3. A procedure for critical evaluation; a means of determining the presence, quality, or truth of something; a trial:
      1. The act or an instance of perusing
      2. The act of perusing; studying something carefully.
      1. A preliminary competition or test to determine qualifications, as in a sport.
      2. (Law) A proceeding in which opposing parties in a dispute present evidence and make arguments on the application of the law before a judge or jury:
      3. The act or process of trying, testing, or putting to the proof; test
      1. (Law): In a legal trial, the questioning of a witness, while testifying, called by one party's attorney by the attorney opposed to said party.
      2. (Law) The interrogating or questioning of a witness by the party against whom he or she has been called and examined. See examination.
      3. By extension, any process in which a person is subject to questioning.
      1. A body of fundamental principles or beliefs, especially when accepted uncritically:
      2. Any similar handbook for teaching the fundamentals of a subject
      3. A text summarizing the basic principles of a Christian denomination, usually in question-and-answer form.
      1. The art of writing in various ciphers, and of deciphering the same.
      2. Much writing; writing of many books.
      3. The art or practice of using a polygraph.
      1. In Freemasonry, the degree of master mason
      2. (Idiomatic) intensive rough interrogation in order to extract information or a confession.
      3. The use of coercive and illegal methods by police to obtain a confession or information from a suspect.
      1. A quick, cursory survey or inspection
      2. A quick, comprehensive look or examination; swiftly appraising glance
      3. A quick but comprehensive survey or performance:
  2. A formal test

      1. An event, set of circumstances, etc. that proves or tries a person's qualities
      2. A method, process, or means used in making such an examination or trial
      3. A procedure for critical evaluation; a means of determining the presence, quality, or truth of something; a trial:
      1. (Short for) examination
      2. (Informal) Shortened form of examination especially when meaning test or in compound terms.
      3. An examination; a test.
      1. Any action or process designed to find out whether something is effective, workable, valid, etc.
      2. A test under controlled conditions that is made to demonstrate a known truth, examine the validity of a hypothesis, or determine the efficacy of something previously untried.
      3. The process of conducting such a test; experimentation.
      1. (Law) An evaluation conducted by a higher court of a decision made or action taken by a lower court to determine whether any error was made.
      2. The act or process of going over a lesson or subject again, as in study or recitation
      3. An exercise for use in restudying material.
      1. A written or printed form used in gathering information on some subject or subjects, consisting of a set of questions to be submitted to one or more persons
      1. (--- Law) The unlawful and unwanted touching or striking of one person by another, with the intention of bringing about a harmful or offensive contact.
      2. A group of similar things arranged, connected, or used together; set or series; array
      3. (Electricity) A device containing an electric cell or a series of electric cells storing chemical energy that can be converted into electrical power, usually in the form of direct current.
      1. A practical joke; hoax
      2. (Obs.) An odd or eccentric person
      3. A questioning; esp., a short oral or written examination to test knowledge
      1. Something that comes at or forms the end, especially:
      2. The last or one of the last of a series of contests:
      3. A final or concluding examination
      1. An examination given at the middle of a school or college term.
      2. A midterm examination, as in a college course
      3. A series of such examinations.
      1. An examination or series of examinations covering the entire field of major study, given to a student in the final year of undergraduate or graduate study.
      2. An examination in a major field of study that a graduate, or sometimes undergraduate, student must pass to receive a degree
      1. An investigation or inspection made for the purpose of diagnosis.
      2. An examining or being examined; investigation; inspection; checkup; scrutiny; inquiry; testing
      3. A set of questions asked in testing or interrogating; test
      1. The arrangement of type, illustrations, etc. in a book, newspaper, page, etc.
      2. A special examination for a student who has been absent from or has failed a previous examination.
      3. The qualities or temperament that constitute a personality; disposition:
      1. An examination or assignment to be completed outside the classroom.
      2. Anything that one is given to bring home from an institutional setting.
      3. A supply of methadone that someone under treatment is allowed to take home instead of coming in to a treatment center everyday.
      1. A performance of a play before its official opening, as to test audience reaction
      2. A test of the suitability or effectiveness of a person or thing, especially of a performer (an audition)
      3. A test to ascertain the qualifications of applicants, as for an athletic team or theatrical role.
      1. An official list of persons in the employ of the US government.
      2. An official government report or registry, often having a blue cover
      3. A book, online guide, etc. listing market values of used goods, collectibles, etc., esp. one listing such values of used vehicles
    See also:

    test

  3. A medical examination

    See also:

    test