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tests

noun
plural of test

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(Entry 1 of 2)

1 a procedure or operation carried out to resolve an uncertainty
  • will need to run some tests on the blood sample to rule out blood poisoning

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2 a set of questions or problems designed to assess knowledge, skills, or intelligence
  • applicants for the cashier's position must first take a simple math test

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tests

verb
present tense third-person singular of test

Synonyms of tests (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to put (something) to a test
  • please test this sample for the presence of lead

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2 to subject (a personal quality or faculty) to often excessive stress
  • all of these unnecessary questions are testing my patience

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“Tests.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/tests. Accessed 12 Aug. 2020.

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