Meaning of “test” - Learner’s Dictionary


verb [ T ] us uk /test/

B2 to do something in order to discover if something is safe, works correctly, etc:

None of our products are tested on animals.

to do a medical examination of part of someone's body:

I'm going to get my hearing tested.

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.

B2 If a situation tests someone, it proves how good, strong, etc they are.

(Definition of “test verb” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)