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evaluate
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verb (used with object),
evaluated,
evaluating.
1.
to determine or
set
the
value
or amount of; appraise:
to evaluate property.
2.
to judge or determine the significance, worth, or quality of; assess:
to evaluate the results of an
experiment
.
3.
Mathematics
.
to ascertain the
numerical value
of (a function, relation, etc.).
Origin:
1835–45;
back formation from
evaluation
Related forms
evaluable
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,
adjective
evaluative,
adjective
evaluator,
noun
misevaluate,
verb (used with object),
misevaluated,
misevaluating.
nonevaluative,
adjective
reevaluate,
verb (used with object),
reevaluated,
reevaluating.
unevaluated,
adjective
Synonyms
1, 2.
weigh, estimate, gauge, value.
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Collins
World English Dictionary
evaluate
(ɪˈvæljʊˌeɪt)
—
vb
1.
to ascertain or set the amount or value of
2.
to judge or assess the worth of; appraise
3.
maths, logic
to determine the unique member of the range of a function corresponding to a given member of its domain
[C19: back formation from
evaluation,
from French, from
evaluer
to evaluate; see
value
]
evalu'ation
—
n
e'valuator
—
n
Collins English Dictionary  Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition
2009 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009
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Etymonline
Word Origin & History
evaluate
1842, a back formation from
evaluation
. Originally in mathematics. Related: Evaluated; evaluating.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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FOLDOC
Computing Dictionary
EVALUATE definition
programming
The COBOL85
keyword
for a
switch statement
.
(19970610)
The Free Online Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010
http://foldoc.org
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Example sentences
There is no perfect way to
evaluate
teachers, but that is true of many jobs.
The editors send the paper to one or more other scientists who
evaluate
it.
I'm going to
evaluate
every trade agreement.
If you want to
evaluate
something
evaluate
what matters.
Often, she found that programs had no builtin procedure to
evaluate
their success.
Its overall objective is to plan, execute, and
evaluate
learning.
The court stressed the need to
evaluate
each case on an individual basis.
Every day you should
evaluate
how you practiced or played that day.
Analyze and
evaluate
new, often complex situations and imagine solutions.
He had plenty to
evaluate
.
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