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Synonyms for examination

Noun

1. examination, scrutiny, investigation, investigating
usage: the act of examining something closely (as for mistakes)
2. examination, exam, test, communication, communicating
usage: 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, questioning, inquiring
usage: formal systematic questioning
4. examen, examination, introspection, self-contemplation, self-examination
usage: a detailed inspection of your conscience (as done daily by Jesuits)
5. 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
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