exam[eg zam′, ig-]
A group of students taking an exam.
- 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.
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.
An examination; a test.
- (informal) Shortened form of examination especially when meaning test or in compound terms.