Synonyms for experiment

Grammar : Noun, verb
Spell : noun ik-sper-uh-muhnt; verb ek-sper-uh-ment
Phonetic Transcription : noun ɪkˈspɛr ə mənt; verb ɛkˈspɛr əˌmɛnt

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Définition of experiment

Origin :
  • mid-14c., from Old French esperment "practical knowledge, cunning, enchantment; trial, proof, example, lesson," from Latin experimentum "a trial, test, proof, experiment," noun of action from experiri "to test, try" (see experience).
  • noun investigation, test
  • verb investigate, test
Example sentences :
  • Anyone else can demonstrate it who chooses to make the experiment.
  • Extract from : « The Conquest of Fear » by Basil King
  • Poor Dirk, you will remember, if he had thought of it, had no comb with which to experiment.
  • Extract from : « Ester Ried Yet Speaking » by Isabella Alden
  • We regard every child in our school as a subject for experiment.
  • Extract from : « A Treatise on Parents and Children » by George Bernard Shaw
  • He himself said I was the best subject he could find for the experiment.
  • Extract from : « The Bacillus of Beauty » by Harriet Stark
  • When they reached Malakand, the experiment was at once made.
  • Extract from : « The Story of the Malakand Field Force » by Sir Winston S. Churchill
  • By experiment he found that at a distance of a foot or so the illumination registered.
  • Extract from : « The Leopard Woman » by Stewart Edward White
  • Nelson rejoiced that the experiment was made, but was well aware that it was an experiment.
  • Extract from : « The Life of Horatio Lord Nelson » by Robert Southey
  • This appears to be the first experiment in signalling on a subaqueous wire.
  • Extract from : « Heroes of the Telegraph » by J. Munro
  • The design of the cable was a subject of experiment by Professor Morse and others.
  • Extract from : « Heroes of the Telegraph » by J. Munro
  • Such an experiment was at all events predestined to an ignominious failure.
  • Extract from : « Heroes of the Telegraph » by J. Munro

Antonyms for experiment

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