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Synonyms for assay

Synonyms for (noun) assay

Synonyms: assay 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.

Similar words: trial, test, run Definition: the act of testing something Usage: in the experimental trials the amount of carbon was measured separately; he called each flip of the coin a new trial

Synonyms: check, assay Definition: an appraisal of the state of affairs Usage: they made an assay of the contents; a check on its dependability under stress

Similar words: appraisal, assessment Definition: the classification of someone or something with respect to its worth

Synonyms: assay Definition: a written report of the results of an analysis of the composition of some substance

Similar words: study, written report, report Definition: a written document describing the findings of some individual or group Usage: this accords with the recent study by Hill and Dale

Synonyms: assay Definition: a substance that is undergoing an analysis of its components

Similar words: substance Definition: a particular kind or species of matter with uniform properties Usage: shigella is one of the most toxic substances known to man

Synonyms for (verb) assay

Synonyms: assay Definition: analyze (chemical substances)

Similar words: study, examine, analyse, analyze, canvas, canvass Definition: consider in detail and subject to an analysis in order to discover essential features or meaning Usage: analyze a sonnet by Shakespeare; analyze the evidence in a criminal trial; analyze your real motives

Synonyms: essay, seek, assay, attempt, try Definition: make an effort or attempt Usage: 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

Similar words: move, act Definition: perform an action, or work out or perform (an action) Usage: think before you act; We must move quickly; The governor should act on the new energy bill; The nanny acted quickly by grabbing the toddler and covering him with a wet towel