act of ascertaining or fixing the value or worth of
evaluation, valuation, rating(noun)
an appraisal of the value of something
"he set a high valuation on friendship"
An assessment, such as an annual personnel performance review used as the basis for a salary increase or bonus, or a summary of a particular situation.
A completion of a mathematical operation; a valuation.
Determination of the value of a variable or expression.
Origin: From évaluation.
Origin: [Cf. F. valuation, LL. evaluatio.]
Evaluation is a systematic determination of a subject's merit, worth and significance, using criteria governed by a set of standards. It can assist an organization to assess any aim, realisable concept/proposal, or any alternative, to help in decision-making; or to ascertain the degree of achievement or value in regard to the aim and objectives and results of any such action that has been completed. The primary purpose of evaluation, in addition to gaining insight into prior or existing initiatives, is to enable reflection and assist in the identification of future change. Evaluation is often used to characterize and appraise subjects of interest in a wide range of human enterprises, including the arts, criminal justice, foundations, non-profit organizations, government, health care, and other human services.
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In intelligence usage, appraisal of an item of information in terms of credibility, reliability, pertinence, and accuracy.
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'Evaluation' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3475
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'Evaluation' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4539
Rank popularity for the word 'Evaluation' in Nouns Frequency: #1385
The numerical value of Evaluation in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of Evaluation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Fear cannot be banished, but it can be calm and without panic and it can be mitigated by reason and evaluation.
The commissioner (Roger Goodell) has acknowledged those mistakes, we failed. This is all part of our evaluation as we look at a new personal conduct policy ... But we learned from those mistakes.
The contractors provided the official evaluation of whether the detainees' psychological state allowed for the continued use of the enhanced techniques even for some detainees they themselves were interrogating.
This patient's symptoms and presentation aren't strongly suggestive of the Ebola disease, given his presentation, I would not be surprised if he actually was discharged back home following his additional evaluation.
E-cigarettes ... provide a very good simulation of traditional smoking (and) we have shown that using e-cigarettes with fMRI is an excellent paradigm for direct evaluation of the effects of smoking on human neurophysiology.
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Translations for Evaluation
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- изчисление, оценка, оценяванеBulgarian
- Beurteilung, AuswertungGerman
- ارزیابی, ارزشیابی, سنجشPersian
- evaluointi, evaluaatio, arviointiFinnish
- értékelés, kiértékelésHungarian
- beoordeling, evaluatieDutch
- evalueringNorwegian Nynorsk
- ewaluacja, wartościowanie, ocenaPolish
- оценивание, оценкаRussian
- ocena, ovrednotenjeSlovene
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