Synonyms of 'put something to the test'
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If something taxes your strength, your patience, or your resources, it uses nearly all of them, so that you have great difficulty in carrying out what you are trying to do.
Overcrowding has taxed the city's ability to deal with waste.
When you test something, you try it, for example by touching it or using it for a short time, in order to find out what it is, what condition it is in, or how well it works.
Test the temperature of the water with your wrist.
Thesaurus for put something to the test from the Collins English Thesaurus
If you put something to the test , you find out how useful or effective it is by using it.