test-v; 2 Senses

Sense Number 1: undergo or cause to undergo assessment

I'm testing a new recipe.
The teacher tests us every week.
She tested high on the LSAT and was admitted to all the good law schools.
She doesn't test well.
We tested the last three generations of titanium drivers.
Pilot Scott Crossfield tested the sky's--and the body's--limits.
Have your baby's hearing tested, the earlier the better.
We tested the effect of testosterone on such attention-related tasks.

VerbNet: investigate-35.4
FrameNet: Examination
PropBank: test.01
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1, 3, 5, 7

Sense Number 2: examine or be examined for properties or characteristics

Commentary: Syntax is: NP1 TEST NP2 for NP3

He tested positive for HIV.
We tested the mutants for basal slowing.
We tested the cells for the presence of active caspase-3.
The boy tested negative for avian influenza.

VerbNet: investigate-35.4
FrameNet: Operational_testing
PropBank: test.01
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 2, 4, 6