Synonyms of 'experiment'
1 testDictionary, trial, investigation
a proposed new law banning animal experiments
High levels of dioxin were confirmed by scientific tests.
They have been treated with drugs in clinical trials.
They have taken the documents away for examination.
careful observation of the movement of the planets
2 researchDictionary, investigation, analysis
The only way to find out is by experiment.
testDictionary, investigate, trial
Scientists have been experimenting with a new drug.
Test the temperature of the water with your wrist.
Gas officials are investigating the cause of the explosion.
The drug is being trialled at a Brisbane hospital.
They research the needs of both employers and staff.
It's best not to try a new recipe on such an important occasion.
He examined her passport and stamped it.
We sampled a selection of different bottled waters.
put to the test
She sat down and assayed me with her large brown eyes.
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Analysis is the scientific process of examining something in order to find out what it consists of.
They collect blood samples for analysis at the laboratory.
An assay is a test of a substance to find out what chemicals it contains. It is usually carried out to find out how pure a substance is.
Thesaurus for experiment from the Collins English Thesaurus
An experiment is a scientific test which is done in order to discover what happens to something in particular conditions .