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1. examination

noun. ['ɪgˌzæməˈneɪʃən'] the act of examining something closely (as for mistakes).

Synonyms

  • once-over
  • medical exam
  • medical checkup
  • time and motion study
  • time-motion study
  • look-over
  • checkup
  • PM
  • fine-tooth comb
  • tactual exploration
  • endoscopy
  • fine-toothed comb
  • scrutiny
  • time study
  • ophthalmoscopy
  • time-and-motion study
  • rhinoscopy
  • post-mortem
  • followup
  • testing
  • reexamination
  • scan
  • motion study
  • investigating
  • inspection
  • medical
  • study
  • postmortem
  • keratoscopy
  • bank examination
  • going-over
  • investigation
  • work study
  • comparing
  • post-mortem examination
  • search
  • health check
  • palpation
  • postmortem examination
  • gonioscopy
  • follow-up
  • comparison
  • survey
  • medical examination
  • review
  • audit
  • autopsy

Antonyms

  • deviate
  • antemortem
  • preceding
  • dissimilitude

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Words that Rhyme with Examination

  • deinstitutionalization
  • institutionalization
  • self-congratulation
  • antidiscrimination
  • telecommunication
  • nondiscrimination
  • misrepresentation
  • mischaracterization
  • internationalization
  • industrialization
  • decriminalization
  • transillumination
  • self-determination
  • renationalization
  • recapitalization
  • prestidigitation
  • misinterpretation
  • misidentification
  • miscommunication
  • experimentation
  • excommunication
  • disqualification
  • discontinuation
  • denationalization
  • decentralization
  • transplantation
  • singularization
  • self-perpetuation
  • securitization
  • reinterpretation

Example sentences of the word examination


1. Noun, singular or mass
If your cat exhibits any changes in temperament or behavior, take him to the vet for an examination.

Quotes containing the word examination


1. There is no end to education. It is not that you read a book, pass an examination, and finish with education. The whole of life, from the moment you are born to the moment you die, is a process of learning.
- Jiddu Krishnamurti

2. It may be that the deep necessity of art is the examination of self-deception.
- Robert Motherwell

3. Actually I think Art lies in both directions - the broad strokes, big picture but on the other hand the minute examination of the apparently mundane. Seeing the whole world in a grain of sand, that kind of thing.
- Peter Hammill

2. self-examination

noun. the contemplation of your own thoughts and desires and conduct.

Synonyms

  • rumination
  • self-contemplation
  • reflection
  • reflexion
  • examen
  • contemplation
  • examination
  • self-analysis
  • thoughtfulness
  • introspection
  • musing

Antonyms

  • unlikeness
  • unthoughtfulness
  • thoughtless
  • thoughtful

3. cross-examination

noun. (law) close questioning of a hostile witness in a court of law to discredit or throw a new light on the testimony already provided in direct examination.

Synonyms

  • leading question
  • interrogation
  • examination
  • cross-question

Antonyms

  • declaratory
  • answer

4. examination

noun. ['ɪgˌzæməˈneɪʃən'] formal systematic questioning.

Synonyms

  • interrogatory
  • redirect examination
  • interrogation
  • interview
  • reexamination
  • deposition
  • inquiring
  • debriefing
  • direct examination
  • inquisition
  • third degree
  • cross-examination
  • questioning

Antonyms

  • proximate
  • alterable
  • written
  • aboral

5. examination

noun. ['ɪgˌzæməˈneɪʃən'] a set of questions or exercises evaluating skill or knowledge.

Synonyms

  • comprehensive
  • question sheet
  • communication
  • midterm examination
  • examination paper
  • entrance examination
  • quiz
  • midterm
  • final examination
  • comp
  • final
  • test paper
  • preliminary examination
  • tripos
  • viva voce
  • exam
  • test
  • midterm exam
  • oral examination
  • final exam
  • viva
  • litmus test
  • preliminary exam
  • exam paper
  • oral
  • oral exam
  • communicating
  • comprehensive examination
  • bar exam
  • prelim
  • bar examination

Antonyms

  • declaratory
  • answer
  • incurious
  • uninquiring

6. examination

noun. ['ɪgˌzæməˈneɪʃən'] the act of giving students or candidates a test (as by questions) to determine what they know or have learned.

Synonyms

  • eleven-plus
  • 11-plus
  • investigation
  • testing

Antonyms

  • forget
  • specific
  • incomplete
  • narrow

7. examination

noun. ['ɪgˌzæməˈneɪʃən'] a detailed inspection of your conscience (as done daily by Jesuits).

Synonyms

  • examen
  • self-examination
  • introspection

Antonyms

  • exclusive
  • persuasion
  • dissuasion
  • unconnectedness
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