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Meaning of “test” - Learner’s Dictionary

test

verb [T]     /test/
EXPERIMENT B2 to do something in order to discover if something is safe, works correctly, etc: None of our products are tested on animals.Testing, checking and experimenting
MEDICAL to do a medical examination of part of someone's body: I'm going to get my hearing tested.Testing, checking and experimenting
EXAM B1 to give someone a set of questions, in order to measure their knowledge or ability: an exam designed to test writing skills You'll be tested on all the things we've studied this term.Analysing and evaluatingAssessing and estimating valueQuestioning people and asking questions in generalCuriositySuspecting and questioning
SITUATION B2 If a situation tests someone, it proves how good, strong, etc they are.Proving and disproving
(Definition of test verb from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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