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Definitions for evaluate
ɪˈvæl yuˌeɪteval·u·ate

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. measure, evaluate, valuate, assess, appraise, valueverb

    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, judgeverb

    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"

Wiktionary

  1. evaluateverb

    to draw conclusions from examining; to assess

  2. evaluateverb

    to compute an expression

  3. Etymology: From evaluation.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Evaluateverb

    to fix the value of; to rate; to appraise

  2. Etymology: [See Evaluation.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Evaluate

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

Editors Contribution

  1. evaluate

    To assess the performance or value of.

    All student assessments were evaluated and given an accurate result.


    Submitted by MaryC on April 21, 2020  

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  1. Verbs Frequency

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

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Numerology

  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

Examples of evaluate in a Sentence

  1. Giuseppe Sersale:

    I doubt (Fed chair Janet) Yellen would want to sound particularly aggressive. The latest data have been mediocre ... and more time is needed to evaluate how far China and emerging markets have stabilised. And commodities prices have fallen.

  2. Jessica Corradini of Verona:

    Baking bread to me is really therapeutic. It makes me feel alive and connected with Jessica Corradini of Verona and my dexterity, i think it is very important now to re-evaluate our priorities and stay more in touch with ourselves, too.

  3. Mike Levin:

    I think people are deeply concerned about the future of our democracy, about the rule of law. Clearly, I appreciate the diversity of opinion out there, i'm just going to keep at it. And I hope they will evaluate my service on what I've done for our district, and hopefully understand the tough decisions that we make.

  4. The FDA:

    RADx recently performed preliminary studies evaluating the performance of some antigen tests using patient samples containing live virus, which represents the best way to evaluate true test performance in the short-term, early data suggests that antigen tests do detect the omicron variant but may have reduced sensitivity.

  5. Jeff Williams:

    The car is the ultimate mobile device, isn’t it? we explore all kinds of categories. We’ll certainly continue to look at those, and evaluate where we can make a huge difference.

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