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Synonyms for assay
æˈseɪ; ˈæs eɪ, æˈseɪ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. assay, check(noun)

    an appraisal of the state of affairs

    "they made an assay of the contents"; "a check on its dependability under stress"

    impediment, baulk, cheque, stay, confirmation, bridle, tick, hitch, chip, handicap, stoppage, balk, check, check-out procedure, bank check, tab, chit, curb, halt, deterrent, check mark, hinderance, hindrance, substantiation, stop, arrest, verification, checkout

  2. assay(noun)

    a substance that is undergoing an analysis of its components


  3. assay(noun)

    a written report of the results of an analysis of the composition of some substance


  4. assay(verb)

    a quantitative or qualitative test of a substance (especially an ore or a drug) to determine its components; frequently used to test for the presence or concentration of infectious agents or antibodies etc.


  5. assay(verb)

    analyze (chemical substances)

    try, essay, seek, attempt

  6. try, seek, attempt, essay, assay(verb)

    make an effort or attempt

    "He tried to shake off his fears"; "The infant had essayed a few wobbly steps"; "The police attempted to stop the thief"; "He sought to improve himself"; "She always seeks to do good in the world"

    attempt, examine, search, stress, adjudicate, strain, essay, seek, look for, try out, try, prove, test, try on, taste, hear, set about, undertake, sample, judge, render

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. assay

    test, endeavor, prove, try

    survey, conjecture, guess, scan

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. assay(n.)

    trial (particularly to determine the quantity of metal in an ore), test, examination, experiment, proof, touchstone, ordeal

  2. assay(v. a.)

    try, test, put to the test, make trial of

  3. assay(v. n.)

    try, endeavor, attempt, essay

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    test, bioassay, dosage, quantitation, titration, dosing, testing, trial, quantification, mix

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  • проба, анализ, опит, изпитвам, правя анализBulgarian
  • zkouška, analýza, analyzovat, pokusCzech
  • AssayGerman
  • αναλύωGreek
  • aquilatar, ensayo, ensayarSpanish
  • روشPersian
  • yritys, analysoida, analyysiFinnish
  • analyserFrench
  • measúnú, measúnacht, measúnaighIrish
  • prova, tentativo, saggio, analisi, saggiaturaItalian
  • проба, пытаться, опыт, испытание, определять, анализRussian

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