What does the word test mean?

Usage examples for test

  1. Very well, field- marshal, put me to the test. – NAPOLEON AND BLUCHER by L. Muhlbach
  2. " It'll be a week before we can test it," MacHeath said in a tired voice. – Psichopath by Gordon Randall Garrett
  3. Let us bring this matter to the test in regard to the big brothers of the flowers- the trees. – Nature Mysticism by J. Edward Mercer