Synonyms and Antonyms of examination

  1. 1 a set of questions or problems designed to assess knowledge, skills, or intelligence applicants to the prep school are required to take a demanding examination Synonyms exam, quiz, test Related Words aptitude test, intelligence test, placement test; pretest, retest; board(s), midterm, midyear; catechism; audition; final; checkup, inspection, review; inquiry, interrogation, investigation, probe, research

  2. 2 a systematic search for the truth or facts about something an examination into the extent and causes of juvenile delinquency in the community Synonyms delving, disquisition, examen, inquiry, exploration, inquest, inquisition, investigation, probation, probe, probing, research, studyRelated Words quest; audit, check; checkup, diagnosis, inspection; hearing, interrogation, trial; feeler, query, question; poll, questionary, questionnaire, survey; challenge, cross-examination, going-over, grilling, quiz; rehearing, reinvestigation; self-examination, self-exploration, self-questioning, self-reflection, self-scrutiny, soul-searching

  3. 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 Synonyms audit, check, checkup, inspection, going-over, look-see, review, scan, scrutiny, survey, viewRelated Words analysis, assay, close-up, deconstruction, dissection; exploration, investigation, probe, research, study; inquisition, interrogation; once-over, perusal; recheck, reinspection, resurvey; observation, surveillance, watch; checkout, test-drive, trial run

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