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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.

evaluative

(ɪˈvæljʊətɪv)
adj
1. of, denoting, or based on an act of evaluating
2. philosophy expressing an attitude or value judgment; emotive
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.evaluative - exercising or involving careful evaluationsevaluative - exercising or involving careful evaluations; "looked him over with an appraising eye"; "the literary judge uses many evaluative terms"
critical - characterized by careful evaluation and judgment; "a critical reading"; "a critical dissertation"; "a critical analysis of Melville's writings"
Translations
evaluativ

evaluative

[ɪˈvæljʊətɪv] ADJevaluativo

evaluative

adj (form)wertend
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