direct or put; seek an answer to; "ask a question"
address a question to and expect an answer from; "Ask your teacher about trigonometry"; "The children asked me about their dead grandmother"
require or ask for as a price or condition; "He is asking $200 for the table"; "The kidnappers are asking a million dollars in return for the release of their hostage"
require as useful, just, or proper; "It takes nerve to do what she did"; "success usually requires hard work"; "This job asks a lot of patience and skill"; "This position demands a lot of personal sacrifice"; "This dinner calls for a spectacular dessert"; "This intervention does not postulate a patient's consent"
make a request or demand for something to somebody; "She asked him for a loan"
consider obligatory; request and expect; "We require our secretary to be on time"; "Aren't we asking too much of these children?"; "I expect my students to arrive in time for their lessons"
a set of questions or exercises evaluating skill or knowledge; "when the test was stolen the professor had to make a new set of questions"
the act of testing something; "in the experimental trials the amount of carbon was measured separately"; "he called each flip of the coin a new trial"
the act of undergoing testing; "he survived the great test of battle"; "candidates must compete in a trial of skill"
undergo a test; "She doesn't test well"
any standardized procedure for measuring sensitivity or memory or intelligence or aptitude or personality etc; "the test was standardized on a large sample of students"
examine someone's knowledge of something; "The teacher tests us every week"; "We got quizzed on French irregular verbs"
a hard outer covering as of some amoebas and sea urchins
determine the presence or properties of (a substance)
trying something to find out about it; "a sample for ten days free trial"; "a trial of progesterone failed to relieve the pain"
achieve a certain score or rating on a test; "She tested high on the LSAT and was ad