Synonyms of testing


1. testing, experiment, experimentation

usage: the act of subjecting to experimental test in order to determine how well something works; "they agreed to end the testing of atomic weapons"

2. testing, examination, scrutiny

usage: an examination of the characteristics of something; "there are laboratories for commercial testing"; "it involved testing thousands of children for smallpox"

3. examination, testing, investigation, investigating

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


1. test, prove, try, try out, examine, essay, evaluate, pass judgment, judge

usage: put to the test, as for its quality, or give experimental use to; "This approach has been tried with good results"; "Test this recipe"

2. screen, test, check

usage: test or examine for the presence of disease or infection; "screen the blood for the HIV virus"

3. quiz, test, examine

usage: examine someone's knowledge of something; "The teacher tests us every week"; "We got quizzed on French irregular verbs"

4. test, be

usage: show a certain characteristic when tested; "He tested positive for HIV"

5. test, score

usage: achieve a certain score or rating on a test; "She tested high on the LSAT and was admitted to all the good law schools"

6. test, determine, check, find out, see, ascertain, watch, learn

usage: determine the presence or properties of (a substance)

7. test, take, submit

usage: undergo a test; "She doesn't test well"

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