What does evaluate mean?

Definitions for evaluateɪˈvæl yuˌeɪt

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word evaluate.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. measure, evaluate, valuate, assess, appraise, value(verb)

    evaluate or estimate the nature, quality, ability, extent, or significance of

    "I will have the family jewels appraised by a professional"; "access all the factors when taking a risk"

  2. evaluate, pass judgment, judge(verb)

    form a critical opinion of

    "I cannot judge some works of modern art"; "How do you evaluate this grant proposal?" "We shouldn't pass judgment on other people"


  1. evaluate(Verb)

    to draw conclusions from examining; to assess

  2. evaluate(Verb)

    to compute an expression

  3. Origin: From evaluation.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Evaluate(verb)

    to fix the value of; to rate; to appraise

  2. Origin: [See Evaluation.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Evaluate

    e-val′ū-āt, v.t. to determine the value of.—n. Evaluā′tion.

British National Corpus

  1. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'evaluate' in Verbs Frequency: #639


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of evaluate in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of evaluate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Lazarus Long:

    Being intelligent is not a felony, but most societies evaluate it as at least a misdemeanor.

  2. Chase Leblanc:

    We evaluate ourselves based upon what we like to think… Others evaluate us based upon coming over/around or through…

  3. Don Stone:

    How are we supposed to evaluate and monitor these investments? the fact is it is hard and there has to be a certain level of trust in the managers.

  4. Bill Gates:

    Microsoft looks at new ideas, they don't evaluate whether the idea will move the industry forward, they ask, 'how will it help us sell more copies of Windows?

  5. Mario Draghi:

    Early next year the governing council will reassess the monetary stimulus achieved and the outlook for price developments, we will also evaluate oil price developments.

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