Definition of test
- a test of a statistical hypothesis
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
Weekly quizzes will test your understanding of the material.
The students will all be tested again at the end of the school year.
The school nurse will be testing students' hearing next week.
She tested positive for AIDS.
The water gets tested regularly.
First Known Use: circa 1842See Words from the same year
: to use a set of questions or problems to measure someone's skills, knowledge, or abilities
: to examine a part of the body or a substance taken from the body
: to examine a small amount of water, soil, air, etc., in order to see if its quality is good, if it contains a dangerous substance, etc.
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to cause to suffer severely from hunger
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