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Related / Similar Words: check, try, seek, attempt, essay

 

Definition:
  • a quantitative or qualitative test of a substance (especially an ore or a drug) to determine its components; frequently used to test for the presence or concentration of infectious agents or antibodies etc.;
  • an appraisal of the state of affairs; "they made an assay of the contents"; "a check on its dependability under stress";
  • a written report of the results of an analysis of the composition of some substance;
  • a substance that is undergoing an analysis of its components;
  • analyze (chemical substances);
  • make an effort or attempt; "He tried to shake off his fears"; "The infant had essayed a few wobbly steps"; "The police attempted to stop the thief"; "He sought to improve himself"; "She always seeks to do good in the world";

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    See Also: test, prove, try, try out, examine, essay

     

    Hyponyms: enzyme-linked-immunosorbent serologic assay, ELISA, immunohistochemistry, diagnostic test, diagnostic assay, bioassay, countercheck, double check, Apgar score, paternity test, stress test, take a dare, pick up the gauntlet, fight, struggle, have a go, give it a try, grope, endeavor, endeavour, strive, give it a whirl, gamble, chance, risk, hazard, take chances, adventure, run a risk, take a chance, put on the line, lay on the line

     

    Derivational Morphology: check, check up on, look into, check out, suss out, check over, go over, check into, assayer, essay, trier, attempter, essayer, attempt, effort, endeavor, endeavour, try

     

    Anagrams: sassy

     

     
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