[ig-zam-uh-ney-shuh n] /ɪgˌzæm əˈneɪ ʃən/
the act of ; inspection; inquiry; investigation.
the state of being .
the act or process of testing pupils, candidates, etc., as by questions.
the test itself; the list of questions asked.
the answers, statements, etc., made by one .
Law. formal interrogation.
the act of examining or state of being examined
(law) the formal interrogation of a person on oath, esp of an accused or a witness
late 14c., “action of testing or judging; judicial inquiry,” from Old French examinacion, from Latin examinationem (nominative examinatio), noun of action from past participle stem of examinare (see examine). Sense of “test of knowledge” is attested from 1610s.
examination ex·am·i·na·tion (ĭg-zām’ə-nā’shən)
An investigation or inspection for the purpose of diagnosis.
- Examination for discovery
noun 1. (Canadian) a pretrial meeting to disclose evidence that will be presented later
[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-nee] /ɪgˌzæm əˈni/ noun 1. a person who is . /ɪɡˌzæmɪˈniː/ noun 1. a person who takes an examination
verb 1. (transitive) (law) to examine (one’s own witness) in attempting to adduce a case Compare cross-examine