scholastic aptitude test

scholastic aptitude test


  1. a set of standardized college admissions tests developed by the College Board, the principal one measuring mathematical and verbal reasoning, and others measuring knowledge in specific subject areas.


  1. the past tense and past participle of sit

adjective Southern African

  1. very tired; exhausted
  2. drunk

abbreviation for

  1. (in the US) Scholastic Aptitude Test

n.1961, initialism for Scholastic Aptitude Test. A test that purportedly measures the aptitude of high-schoolers for college. Originally devised in 1926, it was not widely employed by colleges to select students until the 1950s and 1960s.

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