Definitions for Evaluationɪˌvæl yuˈeɪ ʃən

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

e•val•u•a•tionɪˌvæl yuˈeɪ ʃən(n.)

  1. an act or instance of evaluating or appraising.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

  2. a diagnosis or diagnostic study of a physical or mental condition.

    Category: Medicine

Origin of evaluation:

1745–55; < F évaluation. See e -, valuation

Princeton's WordNet

  1. evaluation, rating(noun)

    act of ascertaining or fixing the value or worth of

  2. evaluation, valuation, rating(noun)

    an appraisal of the value of something

    "he set a high valuation on friendship"

Wiktionary

  1. evaluation(Noun)

    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.

  2. evaluation(Noun)

    A completion of a mathematical operation; a valuation.

  3. evaluation(Noun)

    Determination of the value of a variable or expression.

  4. Origin: From évaluation.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Evaluation(noun)

    valuation; appraisement

Freebase

  1. Evaluation

    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.

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

  1. evaluation

    In intelligence usage, appraisal of an item of information in terms of credibility, reliability, pertinence, and accuracy.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Evaluation' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3475

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Evaluation' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4539

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Evaluation' in Nouns Frequency: #1385


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