Simple Definition of examination
: the act of looking at something closely and carefully : the act of examining something
: a close and careful study of someone or something to find signs of illness or injury
: a test to show a person's progress, knowledge, or ability
Examples of examination in a sentence
On closer examination, the painting appears to be a fake.
The victim's clothes were sent to the lab for examination.
The police made a rigorous examination of the evidence at the crime scene.
The court ordered that the defendant undergo a psychiatric examination.
I have to study for the history examination.
procedures that are not allowed during examination of witnesses
First Known Use of examination
EXAMINATION Defined for Kids
Definition of examination for Students
1 : the act of checking closely and carefully <The doctor performed an examination of the patient.>
2 : a test given to determine progress, fitness, or knowledge <a college entrance examination>
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