test verb definition in School life topic from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


 verb: School life topic
[transitive, intransitive] to find out how much somebody knows, or what they can do by asking them questions or giving them activities to perform test somebody (on something) Children are tested on core subjects at ages 7, 11 and 14. test (something) We test your English before deciding which class to put you in. Schools use various methods of testing.