Definition of "tested" []

  • To ascertain (the worth, capability, or endurance) of (a person or thing) by subjection to certain examinations; try (verb)
  • To carry out an examination on (a substance, material, or system) by applying some chemical or physical procedure designed to indicate the presence of a substance or the possession of a property (verb)
  • To achieve a specified result in a test (verb)
  • To put under severe strain (verb)
  • A method, practice, or examination designed to test a person or thing (noun)
  • A series of questions or problems designed to test a specific skill or knowledge (noun)
  • A standard of judgment; criterion (noun)
  • A chemical reaction or physical procedure for testing a substance, material, etc (noun)
  • A chemical reagent used in such a procedure (noun)
  • The result of the procedure or the evidence gained from it (noun)
  • A declaration or confirmation of truth, loyalty, etc; oath (noun)
  • Performed as a test (noun)
  • Simple past tense and past participle of test. (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "tested" in a sentence
  • "The reason we haven't had him tested is because our school district will just put him in Special education, which is basically where they put the slow kids or the violent kids, and forget about them."
  • "Clay tested is the equivalent as UL (Underwriters Laboratory) tested!"
  • "A year later, Khrushchev again tested the inexperienced President Kennedy by placing deadly nuclear missiles 90 miles from our shores in Communist Cuba."