evaluate

[ih-val-yoo-eyt]
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

evaluable [ih-val-yoo-uh-buhl] , adjective
evaluative, adjective
evaluator, noun
misevaluate, verb (used with object), misevaluated, misevaluating.
nonevaluative, adjective
reevaluate, verb (used with object), reevaluated, reevaluating.
unevaluated, adjective


1, 2. weigh, estimate, gauge, value.
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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

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evaluate
1842, a back formation from evaluation. Originally in mathematics. Related: Evaluated; evaluating.
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Example sentences
Grants will be evaluated based solely on merit, regardless of the research
  status of the applicants.
These samples are evaluated for cancer-fighting properties.
There is much subjectivity in how the condition of a car is evaluated.
The student whose space probe design is being evaluated should complete the
  worksheet for their probe.
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