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
The findings are based on a new method of evaluating the wider impacts of
  infrastructure development on key species.
At that time, scientists were evaluating the suitability of different algae for
  commercial production.
Several groups have information evaluating seafood sustainability.
Coaches measure lactate levels as one way of evaluating an athlete's level of
  training.
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