What does examination mean?

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

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

Wiktionary

  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

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. examination

    A searching by, or cognizance of, a magistrate, or other authorized officer. Now strict in navy and army.

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

How to pronounce examination?

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Numerology

  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

Examples of examination in a Sentence

  1. Health Minister Chen Shih-chung:

    News resources today indicate that at least seven atypical pneumonia cases were reported in Wuhan, China, their health authorities replied to the media that the cases were believed not to be SARS, however the samples are still under examination, and cases have been isolated for treatment.

  2. The NTSB:

    Initial examination of the left engine revealed multiple breaches of the engine case in the area around the high pressure compressor.

  3. George Paul:

    There has been recorded mating between different pairs over the last few years but not conceptions, based on a recent health examination conducted, both animals have a regular estrus cycles but no conception has been recorded.

  4. Assistant District Attorney Hilary LaBorde:

    Any lawyer can issue a statement, but taking a statement and proving the truth of its contents beyond a reasonable doubt to a jury, when a complaining witness is subject to cross examination, is a different task entirely, given the claims made publicly, I understand why people are upset. However, all of the facts must be considered and there are many facts that the public does not have. In approving this agreement, Judge Ralph Strother had access to all the statements that have ever been made by all people involved and agreed that the plea agreement offered was appropriate in this case.

  5. Dr. Jose P. Rizal:

    He who knows the surface of the earth and the topography of a country only through the examination of maps..is like a man who learns the opera of Meyerbeer or Rossini by reading only reviews in the newspapers. The brush of landscape artists Lorrain, Ruysdael, or Calame can reproduce on canvas the sun's ray, the coolness of the heavens, the green of the fields, the majesty of the mountains...but what can never be stolen from Nature is that vivid impression that she alone can and knows how to impart--the music of the birds, the movement of the trees, the aroma peculiar to the place--the inexplicable something the traveller feels that cannot be defined and which seems to awaken in him distant memories of happy days, sorrows and joys gone by, never to return!

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    based on or subject to individual discretion or preference or sometimes impulse or caprice
    • A. unsealed
    • B. eminent
    • C. arbitrary
    • D. occlusive

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