test n

OFr < L. 'a pot'.

  1. Trial; evaluation; examination; means of determining quality; method of evaluating completeness.
  2. Opposition; basis for comparison.
  3. Judgment; assessment; deciding factor.
  4. Experiment; evidence; determination; ascertaining; finding a conclusion.
  5. Critique; standard of worthiness.

test [-ed, -ing] v

OFr< L. testārī, bear witness, give evidence, attest, make one's will.

  1. Try; attempt; prove; live through.
  2. Experience; undergo.