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Adjective: tested  te-stid
  1. Tried and proven to useful or correct
    "a tested method";
    - tried, well-tried
     
  2. Known from experience to be reliable
    "They presented some time-tested survival skills that can aid young academics";
    - time-tested, tried, tried and true
Verb: test  test
  1. Put to the test, as for its quality, or give experimental use to
    "Test this recipe";
    - prove, try, try out, examine, essay, trial
     
  2. Check for the presence of disease or infection
    "test the blood for the HIV virus";
    - screen
     
  3. Examine someone's knowledge of something
    "The teacher tests us every week";
    - quiz
     
  4. Show a certain characteristic when tested
    "He tested positive for HIV"
     
  5. Achieve a certain score or rating on a test
    "She tested high on the LSAT and was admitted to all the good law schools"
     
  6. Determine the presence or properties of (a substance)
     
  7. Undergo a test
    "She doesn't test well"

See also: dependable, proved, proven, reliable

Type of: ascertain, be, check, determine, evaluate, examine, find out, judge, learn, pass judgment, score, see, submit, take, watch

Encyclopedia: Tested

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