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Definition of quiz verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they quiz
    he / she / it quizzes
    past simple quizzed
    -ing form quizzing
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  1. 1to ask someone a lot of questions about something in order to get information from them synonym question quiz somebody (about somebody/something) Four men are being quizzed by police about the murder. quiz somebody (on/over something) We were quizzed on our views about education.
  2. 2quiz somebody to give students an informal test You will be quizzed on chapter 6 tomorrow.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: quiz