- The definition of an exam is a test administered to assess someone's level of understanding or knowledge, or a medical procedure designed to determine something about the state of your health.
- A test you take to gain admittance to a school is an example of an entrance exam.
- When your doctor gives you a physical and checks your overall health, this is an example of a medical exam.
A group of students taking an exam.
exam definition by Webster's New World
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exam definition by American Heritage Dictionary
An examination; a test.