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examination

noun

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 of examination exam, quiz, test Words Related to examination 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 of examination delving, disquisition, examen, inquiry, exploration, inquest, inquisition, investigation, probation, probe, probing, research, studyWords Related to examination 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 of examination audit, check, checkup, inspection, going-over, look-see, review, scan, scrutiny, survey, viewWords Related to examination 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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