Definitions for evaluateɪˈvæl yuˌeɪt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

e•val•u•ateɪˈvæl yuˌeɪt(v.t.)-at•ed, -at•ing.

  1. to determine the value or amount of; appraise:

    to evaluate property.

  2. to determine the significance or quality of; assess:

    to evaluate the results of an experiment.

  3. to ascertain the numerical value of (a function, relation, etc.).

    Category: Math

Origin of evaluate:

1835–45

e•val′u•a`tor(n.)

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"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. evaluate(verb)ɪˈvæl yuˌeɪt

    to consider sth and make a judgment about it; = assess

    to evaluate your performance; They are evaluating the quality of the websites.

Wiktionary

  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

British National Corpus

  1. Verbs Frequency

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


Translations for evaluate

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

evaluate(verb)

to form an idea of the worth of

It is difficult to evaluate him as a writer.

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