What does Examination mean?

Definitions for Examinationɪgˌzæm əˈneɪ ʃən

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Examination.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. examination, scrutiny(noun)

    the act of examining something closely (as for mistakes)

  2. examination, exam, test(noun)

    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"

  3. interrogation, examination, interrogatory(noun)

    formal systematic questioning

  4. examen, examination(noun)

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

  5. examination, testing(noun)

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


  1. examination(Noun)

    A formal test involving answering written or oral questions with no or limited access to text books or the like.

  2. examination(Noun)

    An inspection by a doctor or other medically qualified person to establish the extent and nature of any sickness or injury.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Examination(noun)

    the act of examining, or state of being examined; a careful search, investigation, or inquiry; scrutiny by study or experiment

  2. Examination(noun)

    a process prescribed or assigned for testing qualification; as, the examination of a student, or of a candidate for admission to the bar or the ministry

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Examination' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2121

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Examination' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4078

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Examination' in Nouns Frequency: #752


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Examination in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Examination in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. H. L. Mencken:

    A judge is a law student who marks his own examination papers.

  2. Teammate Contador:

    The examination gave me bad news; I have a small cancer in the left testicle.

  3. Julie Bolcer:

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

  4. Ronald Reagan:

    The taxpayer -- that's someone who works for the federal government but doesn't have to take the civil service examination.

  5. François Fénelon:

    Nothing will make us so charitable and tender to the faults of others, as, by self-examination, thoroughly to know our own.

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