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. Gregg Alton:

    It is a nice country for us to evaluate.

  2. Michael Barbaro:

    People can evaluate the story ... on its own merits.

  3. Regina Lopez:

    I do want to evaluate if the country is safe from mining.

  4. James Marcus Bach:

    Testing is questioning a product in order to evaluate it.

  5. Postal Service spokesman Ray Daiutolo:

    Local responders and the inspectors are on the scene to evaluate.

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