experiment [n. ik-sper-uh-muhnt; v. ek-sper-uh-ment] Show IPA
|Part of Speech:||verb|
|Synonyms:||analyze, assay, diagnose, examine, explore, fool with, futz around, mess around, play around with, practice with, probe, prove, put to the test, research, sample, scrutinize, search, shake down, speculate, study, try, try on, try on for size, try out, venture, verify, weigh|
experiment; essay (attempt); analysis (investigation); trial, tentative method, tatonnement., verification, probation, experimentum crucis, proof, criterion, diagnostic, test, crucial test., crucible, reagent, check, touchstone, pix; assay, ordeal; ring; curcuma paper, turmeric paper., empiricism, rule of thumb., feeler; pilot balloon, messenger balloon; pilot engine; scout; straw to show the wind., speculation, random shot, leap in the dark., analyzer, analyst; adventurer; experimenter, experimentist, experimentalist.
experiment; essay (endeavor); try, assay; make an experiment, make a trial of; give a trial to; put on trial, subject to trial; experiment upon; rehearse; put to the test, bring to the test, submit to the test, submit to the proof; prove, verify, test, touch, practice upon, try one's strength., grope; feel one's way, grope for one's way; fumble, tatonner, aller a tatons, put out a feeler, throw out a feeler; send up a pilot balloon; see how the land lies, see how the wind blows; consult the barometer; feel the pulse; fish for, bob for; cast for, beat about for; angle, trawl, cast one's net, beat the bushes., try one's fortune (adventure) [more]; explore (inquire).
experimental, empirical., probative, probatory, probationary, provisional; analytic, docimastic; tentative.
under probation, on one's trial.
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