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Definitions for evaluation
ɪˌvæl yuˈeɪ ʃəneval·u·a·tion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. evaluation, ratingnoun

    act of ascertaining or fixing the value or worth of

  2. evaluation, valuation, ratingnoun

    an appraisal of the value of something

    "he set a high valuation on friendship"

Wiktionary

  1. evaluationnoun

    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.

    Etymology: From évaluation.

  2. evaluationnoun

    A completion of a mathematical operation; a valuation.

    Etymology: From évaluation.

  3. evaluationnoun

    Determination of the value of a variable or expression.

    Etymology: From évaluation.

Wikipedia

  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, program, design, project or any other intervention or initiative 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. It is long term and done at the end of a period of time.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Evaluationnoun

    valuation; appraisement

    Etymology: [Cf. F. valuation, LL. evaluatio.]

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.

Editors Contribution

  1. evaluation

    To assess the performance of a person in a form of employment.

    The evaluation took into account the fact the employee completed so many roles efficiently and effectively.

    Submitted by MaryC on January 13, 2020  
  2. evaluation

    To assess the performance of a policy, process, procedure, plan, project, scheme or budget.

    The budget evaluation report showed there was more money than they realized and it could not be moved to another location of the business.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 22, 2020  
  3. evaluation

    To assess the performance.

    The evaluation was easy and simple.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 9, 2020  

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  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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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of evaluation in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of evaluation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of evaluation in a Sentence

  1. Emily Harkins:

    This competition has taught us a lot, not just business skills but also cost-evaluation, problem-solving skills, and business etiquette, and how to interact with other people.

  2. Julie Quist:

    The Institute for Research and Evaluation conducted a comprehensive study on the effectiveness of programs such as this, out of 60 school-based studies, no credible evidence of effectiveness was found for sustained reductions in teen pregnancy or STDs. There was no evidence of effectiveness for increasing consistent condom use. Failure rates included 88% failure to delay teen sexual initiation and 94% failure to reduce unprotected sex. 12% of these programs found significant negative effects on adolescent sexual health and/or risk behavior.

  3. May Nour:

    One stop shop. We can do labs, we can do CT scan, physician evaluation and we can give the medications, we don’t wait for transport time. We don’t wait for the patient to get to the hospital. We get to them and treat them in the most expedient way possible.

  4. Joy Behar:

    On Friday’s show, apparently I was guilty of premature evaluation. I hear they have a pill for that.

  5. The CDC:

    In addition to weakness, common symptoms at clinical evaluation were gait difficulty( 52 %), neck or back pain( 47 %), fever( 35 %), and limb pain( 34 %), overall, 98 % of patients were hospitalized, 54 % were admitted to an intensive care unit, and 23 % required endotracheal intubation and mechanical ventilation.

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