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Synonyms for examination
ɪgˌzæm əˈneɪ ʃən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. examination, scrutinynoun

    the act of examining something closely (as for mistakes)

    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"

    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

    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)

    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

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

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. examinationnoun

    inspection, observation

  2. examinationnoun

    inquiry, search, research, scrutiny, investigation, inquisition

  3. examinationnoun

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. examinationnoun

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

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. examination

    Physical examination

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How to use examination in a sentence?

  1. Julie Bolcer:

    Sometimes on the day of the examination they can have results. Sometimes they find that further studies are needed.

  2. Jessica Zwerling:

    As we get older the brain can get smaller, so the bridging veins can have small bleeds and patients may need to be screened cognitively with an examination as well as imaging to look for subtle chronic subdural hematomas that can interfere with walking and cognition and cause chronic complaints.

  3. Mark Twain:

    In religion and politics people's beliefs and convictions are in almost every case gotten at second-hand, and without examination, from authorities who have not themselves examined the questions at issue but have taken them at second-hand from other non-examiners, whose opinions about them were not worth a brass farthing.

  4. Yohan Michael Tunka Buaga:

    We are now investigating the case and waiting for forensic examination.

  5. Enu Mainigi:

    Throughout her career, Ms. Tolstedt acted with the utmost integrity and concern for doing the right thing, a full and fair examination of the facts will vindicate Carrie.

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