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Synonyms for examination
ɪgˌzæm əˈneɪ ʃənex·am·i·na·tion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. examination, scrutinynoun

    the act of examining something closely (as for mistakes)

    Synonyms:
    scrutiny, exam, examen, interrogation, test, interrogatory, testing

  2. examination, exam, testnoun

    a set of questions or exercises evaluating skill or knowledge

    "when the test was stolen the professor had to make a new set of questions"

    Synonyms:
    scrutiny, tryout, psychometric test, trial, mental test, exam, examen, interrogation, mental testing, test, run, interrogatory, trial run, testing

  3. interrogation, examination, interrogatorynoun

    formal systematic questioning

    Synonyms:
    scrutiny, enquiry, test, exam, examen, interrogation, query, inquiry, interrogatory, interrogative sentence, interrogative, question, testing

  4. examen, examinationnoun

    a detailed inspection of your conscience (as done daily by Jesuits)

    Synonyms:
    scrutiny, exam, examen, interrogation, test, interrogatory, testing

  5. examination, testingnoun

    the act of giving students or candidates a test (as by questions) to determine what they know or have learned

    Synonyms:
    scrutiny, exam, examen, interrogation, test, interrogatory, testing

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. examinationnoun

    Synonyms:
    inspection, observation

  2. examinationnoun

    Synonyms:
    inquiry, search, research, scrutiny, investigation, inquisition

  3. examinationnoun

    Synonyms:
    trial by questions (in order to elicit truth or to test qualifications)

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. examinationnoun

    Synonyms:
    inquiry, autopsy, scrutiny, inspection, investigation, audit, inquest, reconnoissance, inquisition, recension, probing, review

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. examination

    Synonyms:
    Physical examination

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How to use examination in a sentence?

  1. Anthony Fauci:

    It is very important that this now must go through the usual process of careful examination of the data by the Food and Drug Administration both for effectiveness, but also for safety, because whenever you introduce a new compounds, safety is very important.

  2. Professor Sarah Hainsworth:

    Using modern forensic examination, we have discovered that Richard's skeleton sustained 11 wounds at or near the time of his death.

  3. Rob Citino:

    I think we look back today on that event and we see workers trying to point us to very dangerous conditions that could have been rectified, central to the Field Trip’s discussion is an examination of how throughout World War II, African Americans pursued a double victory – one over the Axis abroad and the other over discrimination at home.

  4. Michael Brown:

    Fortunately the engines are in good condition on the tail end, at the wreckage site and will allow for a thorough examination.

  5. Oakland County Sheriff Michael Bouchard:

    I just left Oxford high school after a detailed walk-through and examination of the scene and evidence. As I reflect on the day, it is one that is filled with overwhelming sadness. My heart aches for families that will never be the same and a quiet sweet community that had its innocence shattered. I have seen far too many bodies and death in my career, but children’s are always the worst.


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