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ex·am·ine

 (ĭg-zăm′ĭn)
tr.v. ex·am·ined, ex·am·in·ing, ex·am·ines
1.
a. To observe carefully or critically; inspect: examined the room for clues.
b. To study or analyze: examine a tissue sample under a microscope; examine the structure of a novel; examine one's own motives.
2. To test or check the condition or health of: examine a patient.
3. To determine the qualifications, aptitude, or skills of by means of questions or exercises: Students are examined with standardized tests.
4. To question formally, as to elicit facts or information; interrogate: examine a witness under oath. See Synonyms at ask.

[Middle English examinen, from Old French examiner, from Latin exāmināre, from exāmen, a weighing out, from exigere, to weigh out; see exact.]

ex·am′in·a·ble adj.
ex·am′in·er n.

examiner

(ɪɡˈzæmɪnə)
n
1. one who examines or inspects
2. a person who sets or marks an examination
3. law (in the Republic of Ireland) a person appointed by a court to ensure the survival of an Irish public limited company
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.examiner - someone who administers a test to determine your qualificationsexaminer - someone who administers a test to determine your qualifications
asker, enquirer, inquirer, querier, questioner - someone who asks a question
2.examiner - an investigator who observes carefully; "the examiner searched for clues"
bank examiner - an examiner appointed to audit the accounts of banks in a given jurisdiction
checker - one who checks the correctness of something
investigator - someone who investigates
scrutiniser, scrutinizer - a careful examiner; someone who inspects with great care
scrutineer, canvasser - someone who examines votes at an election

examiner

noun inspector, investigator, interviewer, appraiser, quizmaster After she had completed the test, the examiner told her she had passed.
Translations
فاحِصمُمْتَحِن مُخْتَبِر
zkoušející
eksaminator
kuulustelija
ispitivač
prófdómari
試験官
시험관
skúšajúci
undersökare
ผู้ตรวจสอบ
sınav görevlisisınavı yapan kimse
giám khảo

examiner

[ɪgˈzæmɪnəʳ] Nexaminador(a) m/f

examiner

[ɪgˈzæmɪnər] nexaminateur/trice m/fexamining board n (British) comité chargé de l'organisation des examens scolaires nationauxexam paper n
(= question paper) → sujet m d'examen
(= answer paper) → copie f

examiner

n (Sch, Univ) → Prüfer(in) m(f); board of examinersPrüfungsausschuss m

examiner

[ɪgˈzæmɪnəʳ] nesaminatore/trice

examine

(igˈzӕmin) verb
1. to look at closely; to inspect closely. They examined the animal tracks and decided that they were those of a fox.
2. (of a doctor) to inspect the body of thoroughly to check for disease etc. The doctor examined the child and said she was healthy.
3. to consider carefully. The police must examine the facts.
4. to test the knowledge or ability of (students etc). She examines pupils in mathematics.
5. to question. The lawyer examined the witness in the court case.
exˌamiˈnation noun
1. (a) close inspection. Make a thorough examination of the area where the crime took place; On examination the patient was discovered to have appendicitis.
2. (also exˈam) a test of knowledge or ability. school examinations; She is to take a French/dancing exam; (also adjective) examination/exam papers; He failed/passed the English exam.
3. (a) formal questioning (eg of a witness).
exˈaminer noun
a person who examines.

examiner

فاحِص zkoušející eksaminator Prüfer εξεταστής examinador kuulustelija examinateur ispitivač esaminatore 試験官 시험관 examinator sensor egzaminator examinador экзаменатор undersökare ผู้ตรวจสอบ sınav görevlisi giám khảo 主考者
References in classic literature ?
When I took my entrance examinations, he was my examiner, and my course was arranged under his supervision.
I am expecting the examiner here in a few days, and I don't want to get caught with that stuff in the bank.
That night the housekeeper burned to ashes all the books that were in the yard and in the whole house; and some must have been consumed that deserved preservation in everlasting archives, but their fate and the laziness of the examiner did not permit it, and so in them was verified the proverb that the innocent suffer for the guilty.
But it would, in fact, have afforded little or no additional security against the danger apprehended; and the want of it will never be considered, by an impartial and judicious examiner, as a serious, still less as an insuperable, objection to the plan.
He also held the important post of Grand Examiner, and was at one time appointed a Governor in the provinces.
Do you know that I am called Florian Barbedienne, actual lieutenant to monsieur the provost, and, moreover, commissioner, inquisitor, controller, and examiner, with equal power in provostship, bailiwick, preservation, and inferior court of judicature?
And now, when he related again the picturesque little anecdote about the examiner and his boots, he laughed.
He was afraid of getting some other officer into trouble, and silently fixed his eyes on Bagration as a schoolboy who has blundered looks at an examiner.
He did not know how long an article he should write, but he counted the words in a double-page article in the Sunday supplement of the SAN FRANCISCO EXAMINER, and guided himself by that.
Now, in conducting a paper, 'The Examiner,' and in writing masterly political pamphlets, he found occupation for his tremendous energy and gave very vital help to the ministers.
It was the moment when they had passed successfully their first examination and left the seamanship Examiner with the little precious slip of blue paper in their hands.
La, madam," cries Honour, "you will make a very bad examiner.