What does the word examination mean?

  • The action of investigating the nature, qualities, or condition of any object by means of the senses.

Usage examples for examination

  1. Besides this, there was another point which Snubbin, in cross- examination, ought to have driven home. – Bardell v. Pickwick by Percy Fitzgerald
  2. And then when ye have brought him unto your castle, I will have him in examination myself. – Le Morte D'Arthur, Volume I (of II) King Arthur and of his Noble Knights of the Round Table by Thomas Malory
  3. The doctor made a fresh examination, but it was the cure who told the result of it. – Maria Chapdelaine A Tale of the Lake St. John Country by Louis Hemon
  4. These pasteboards are given for examination, and so is a case into which they fit. – A Book About the Theater by Brander Matthews
  5. As might have been expected, he cut a rare figure in his first examination. – Clotelle The Colored Heroine by William Wells Brown

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