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Wordnet 3.0


1. tested and proved useful or correct;
- Example: "a tested method"
[syn: tested, tried, well-tried]

2. tested and proved to be reliable;
[syn: tested, time-tested, tried, tried and true]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Test \Test\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Tested; p. pr. & vb. n. Testing.] 1. (Metal.) To refine, as gold or silver, in a test, or cupel; to subject to cupellation. [1913 Webster] 2. To put to the proof; to prove the truth, genuineness, or quality of by experiment, or by some principle or standard; to try; as, to test the soundness of a principle; to test the validity of an argument. [1913 Webster] Experience is the surest standard by which to test the real tendency of the existing constitution. --Washington. [1913 Webster] 3. (Chem.) To examine or try, as by the use of some reagent; as, to test a solution by litmus paper. [1913 Webster] 4. To administer a test[8] to (someone) for the purpose of ascertaining a person's knowledge or skill; especially, in academic settings, to determine how well a student has learned the subject matter of a course of instruction. [PJC] [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

tested adj 1: tested and proved useful or correct; "a tested method" [syn: tested, tried, well-tried] 2: tested and proved to be reliable [syn: tested, time- tested, tried, tried and true]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

50 Moby Thesaurus words for "tested": ascertained, assured, attested, certified, committed, confirmed, constant, decided, dedicated, dependable, determinate, determined, devoted, established, faithful, faithworthy, fast, fixed, guaranteed, in the bag, incorruptible, inviolable, made sure, nailed down, on ice, open-and-shut, proved, proven, reliable, responsible, secure, set, settled, stated, staunch, steadfast, straight, sure, to be trusted, tried, tried and true, true, trustable, trustworthy, trusty, unfalse, unperfidious, untreacherous, verified, warranted