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e·val·u·ate

 (ĭ-văl′yo͞o-āt′)
tr.v. e·val·u·at·ed, e·val·u·at·ing, e·val·u·ates
1. To ascertain or fix the value or amount of: evaluate the damage from the flood.
2. To determine the importance, effectiveness, or worth of; assess: evaluate teacher performance. See Synonyms at estimate.
3. Mathematics To calculate the numerical value of; express numerically.

[Back-formation from evaluation, from French évaluation, from Old French, from evaluer, to evaluate : e-, out (from Latin ē-, ex-; see ex-) + value, value; see value.]

e·val′u·a′tion n.
e·val′u·a·tive adj.
e·val′u·a·tor n.

e•val•u•a•tion

(ɪˌvæl yuˈeɪ ʃən)

n.
1. an act or instance of evaluating or appraising.
2. a diagnosis or diagnostic study of a physical or mental condition.
[1745–55; < French évaluation. See e-, valuation]

evaluation

In intelligence usage, appraisal of an item of information in terms of credibility, reliability, pertinence, and accuracy.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.evaluation - act of ascertaining or fixing the value or worth ofevaluation - act of ascertaining or fixing the value or worth of
judgment, assessment, judgement - the act of judging or assessing a person or situation or event; "they criticized my judgment of the contestants"
scoring, grading, marking - evaluation of performance by assigning a grade or score; "what he disliked about teaching was all the grading he had to do"
2.evaluation - an appraisal of the value of somethingevaluation - an appraisal of the value of something; "he set a high valuation on friendship"
appraisal, assessment - the classification of someone or something with respect to its worth
overvaluation - too high a value or price assigned to something
undervaluation - too low a value or price assigned to something
pricing - the evaluation of something in terms of its price
reevaluation - the evaluation of something a second time (or more)
mark, score, grade - a number or letter indicating quality (especially of a student's performance); "she made good marks in algebra"; "grade A milk"; "what was your score on your homework?"
bond rating - an evaluation by a rating company of the probability that a particular bond issue will default; "the bonds of highest quality are said to have bond ratings of AAA"

evaluation

noun assessment, rating, judgment, calculation, valuation, appraisal, estimation Evaluation is standard practice for the training course.

evaluation

noun
The act or result of judging the worth or value of something or someone:
Translations
تَقْدير، تَثْمين
evaluering
BewertungEvaluierung
értékbecslés
mat; útreikningur
ocenenie
değerlendirmehesaplama

evaluation

[ɪˌvæljʊˈeɪʃən] N
1. [of value] → valoración f, cálculo m
2. [of evidence etc] → evaluación f

evaluation

[ɪˌvæljuˈeɪʃən] n (= assessment) [work, knowledge] → évaluation f; [record, achievement] → évaluation f

evaluation

n (of house, painting, worth etc)Schätzung f; (of damages)Festsetzung f; (of situation, chances, effectiveness, usefulness)Einschätzung f, → Beurteilung f; (of evidence, results)Auswertung f; (of pros and cons)Abwägung f; (of contribution, achievement, work, performance)Beurteilung f; (Med: of patient) → Untersuchung (und Diagnosestellung) f; in my evaluationnach meiner Schätzung; on evaluation of the evidence it became clear that …die Auswertung or Sichtung des Beweismaterials machte klar, dass …

evaluation

[ɪˌvæljʊˈeɪʃn] nvalutazione f

evaluate

(iˈvӕljueit) verb
1. to form an idea of the worth of. It is difficult to evaluate him as a writer.
2. to work out the numerical value of. If x = 1 and y = 2 we can evaluate x2 + y2.
eˌvaluˈation noun

e·val·u·a·tion

n. evaluación, consideración del estado de salud mental y físico de una persona enferma o sana.

evaluation

n evaluación f, valoración f
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We strongly support a nationwide criterion-referenced evaluation methodology for establishing proficiency at all levels for nursing homes as opposed to the normative state-by-state methodology presently utilized by CMS," the letter said.
In the interest of consumers as well as providers, we believe it imperative that the current Five-Star System be suspended temporarily and revised using a more appropriate criterion-referenced evaluation methodology," the letter said, noting that the Nursing Home Compare system would still be available to consumers "during what should be a short revision process.
In contrast, criterion-referenced evaluation compares students to a predetermined expected level of performance.