What does exam mean?

Definitions for examɪgˈzæm

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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"

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British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'exam' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2013

  2. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'exam' in Nouns Frequency: #2222


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of exam in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of exam in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Terry Pratchett:

    It is very important to be sober when you take an exam

  2. Marisol Rincon:

    It was between having to buy food for my kids or paying for some type of exam or birth control.

  3. Prabhat Mittal:

    It is unbelievable, it is going to be very difficult for us to devise an appropriate entrance exam.

  4. Jason Chaffetz:

    This has absolutely nothing to do with providing health care to young women who need a breast exam.

  5. Woody Allen:

    When I was in school, I cheated on my metaphysics exam I looked into the soul of the boy sitting next to me.

Images & Illustrations of exam

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Translations for exam

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