an examination, as in school.
short for examination
shortened form of examination, 1848.
: exam results/ exam book
An examination (1848+)
[ig-zey-muh n] /ɪgˈzeɪ mən/ noun, Ecclesiastical. 1. an examination, as of conscience. /ɪɡˈzeɪmɛn/ noun 1. (RC Church) an examination of conscience, usually made daily by Jesuits and others
[ig-zam-in] /ɪgˈzæm ɪn/ verb (used with object), examined, examining. 1. to inspect or scrutinize carefully: to examine a prospective purchase. 2. to observe, test, or investigate (a person’s body or any part of it), especially in order to evaluate general health or determine the cause of illness. 3. to inquire into or investigate: to examine […]
[ig-zam-uh-nuh nt] /ɪgˈzæm ə nənt/ noun 1. an examiner.
[ig-zam-uh-ney-shuh n] /ɪgˌzæm əˈneɪ ʃən/ noun 1. the act of ; inspection; inquiry; investigation. 2. the state of being . 3. the act or process of testing pupils, candidates, etc., as by questions. 4. the test itself; the list of questions asked. 5. the answers, statements, etc., made by one . 6. Law. formal interrogation. […]