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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·tor n.

## evaluate

(ɪˈvæljʊˌeɪt)
vb (tr)
1. to ascertain or set the amount or value of
2. to judge or assess the worth of; appraise
3. (Mathematics) 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]
eˌvaluˈation n
eˈvaluˌator n
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## e•val•u•ate

(ɪˈvæl yuˌeɪt)

v.t. -at•ed, -at•ing.
1. to determine the value or amount of; appraise: to evaluate property.
2. to determine the significance or quality of; assess: to evaluate the results of an experiment.
3. to ascertain the numerical value of (a function, relation, etc.).
[1835–45]
e•val′u•a`tor, n.

## evaluate

Past participle: evaluated
Gerund: evaluating

Imperative
evaluate
evaluate
Present
I evaluate
you evaluate
he/she/it evaluates
we evaluate
you evaluate
they evaluate
Preterite
I evaluated
you evaluated
he/she/it evaluated
we evaluated
you evaluated
they evaluated
Present Continuous
I am evaluating
you are evaluating
he/she/it is evaluating
we are evaluating
you are evaluating
they are evaluating
Present Perfect
I have evaluated
you have evaluated
he/she/it has evaluated
we have evaluated
you have evaluated
they have evaluated
Past Continuous
I was evaluating
you were evaluating
he/she/it was evaluating
we were evaluating
you were evaluating
they were evaluating
Past Perfect
Future
I will evaluate
you will evaluate
he/she/it will evaluate
we will evaluate
you will evaluate
they will evaluate
Future Perfect
I will have evaluated
you will have evaluated
he/she/it will have evaluated
we will have evaluated
you will have evaluated
they will have evaluated
Future Continuous
I will be evaluating
you will be evaluating
he/she/it will be evaluating
we will be evaluating
you will be evaluating
they will be evaluating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been evaluating
you have been evaluating
he/she/it has been evaluating
we have been evaluating
you have been evaluating
they have been evaluating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been evaluating
you will have been evaluating
he/she/it will have been evaluating
we will have been evaluating
you will have been evaluating
they will have been evaluating
Past Perfect Continuous
Conditional
I would evaluate
you would evaluate
he/she/it would evaluate
we would evaluate
you would evaluate
they would evaluate
Past Conditional
I would have evaluated
you would have evaluated
he/she/it would have evaluated
we would have evaluated
you would have evaluated
they would have evaluated
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
 Verb 1 evaluate - evaluate or estimate the nature, quality, ability, extent, or significance of; "I will have the family jewels appraised by a professional"; "access all the factors when taking a risk"grade, score, mark - assign a grade or rank to, according to one's evaluation; "grade tests"; "score the SAT essays"; "mark homework"rate, value - estimate the value of; "How would you rate his chances to become President?"; "Gold was rated highly among the Romans"pass judgment, evaluate, judge - form a critical opinion of; "I cannot judge some works of modern art"; "How do you evaluate this grant proposal?" "We shouldn't pass judgment on other people"assess - estimate the value of (property) for taxation; "Our house hasn't been assessed in years"standardise, standardize - evaluate by comparing with a standardreassess, reevaluate - revise or renew one's assessmentcensor - subject to political, religious, or moral censorship; "This magazine is censored by the government"praise - express approval of; "The parents praised their children for their academic performance" 2 evaluate - form a critical opinion of; "I cannot judge some works of modern art"; "How do you evaluate this grant proposal?" "We shouldn't pass judgment on other people"cerebrate, cogitate, think - use or exercise the mind or one's power of reason in order to make inferences, decisions, or arrive at a solution or judgments; "I've been thinking all day and getting nowhere"grade, rate, rank, place, range, order - assign a rank or rating to; "how would you rank these students?"; "The restaurant is rated highly in the food guide"stand - have or maintain a position or stand on an issue; "Where do you stand on the War?"approve - judge to be right or commendable; think well ofdisapprove - consider bad or wrongchoose - see fit or proper to act in a certain way; decide to act in a certain way; "She chose not to attend classes and now she failed the exam"prejudge - judge beforehand, especially without sufficient evidenceappraise, assess, evaluate, valuate, value, measure - evaluate or estimate the nature, quality, ability, extent, or significance of; "I will have the family jewels appraised by a professional"; "access all the factors when taking a risk"reappraise - appraise anew; "Homes in our town are reappraised every five years and taxes are increased accordingly"reject - refuse to accept or acknowledge; "I reject the idea of starting a war"; "The journal rejected the student's paper"accept - consider or hold as true; "I cannot accept the dogma of this church"; "accept an argument"think, believe, conceive, consider - judge or regard; look upon; judge; "I think he is very smart"; "I believe her to be very smart"; "I think that he is her boyfriend"; "The racist conceives such people to be inferior"count on, figure, forecast, reckon, estimate, calculate - judge to be probableanticipate, expect - regard something as probable or likely; "The meteorologists are expecting rain for tomorrow"ascribe, attribute, impute, assign - attribute or credit to; "We attributed this quotation to Shakespeare"; "People impute great cleverness to cats"attribute, assign - decide as to where something belongs in a scheme; "The biologist assigned the mushroom to the proper class"disapprove, reject - deem wrong or inappropriate; "I disapprove of her child rearing methods"adjudge, declare, hold - declare to be; "She was declared incompetent"; "judge held that the defendant was innocent"critique, review - appraise critically; "She reviews books for the New York Times"; "Please critique this performance"fail - judge unacceptable; "The teacher failed six students"pass - accept or judge as acceptable; "The teacher passed the student although he was weak"test, try out, try, essay, examine, prove - put to the test, as for its quality, or give experimental use to; "This approach has been tried with good results"; "Test this recipe"
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## evaluate

verb assess, rate, value, judge, estimate, rank, reckon, weigh, calculate, gauge, weigh up, appraise, size up (informal), assay Trained nurses are required to evaluate the patients' individual needs.
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## evaluate

verb
To make a judgment as to the worth or value of:
Translations
يَحْسِب، يُقَدِّريُقَدِّر، يُثَمِّن، يُقَدِّر
evaluerevurderebedømme
arvioidaevaluoida
kiértékelszámokban kifejez
metareikna út
평가하다
išreikšti skaičiais
izteikt skaitļosnovērtēt

## evaluate

[ɪˈvæljʊeɪt] VT
1. (= assess value of) → valorar, calcular el valor de
2. (= judge) → evaluar
to evaluate evidence
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## evaluate

[ɪˈvæljueɪt] vt (= assess) → évaluer
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## evaluate

vt house, painting, worth etcschätzen (→ at auf +acc); damagesfestsetzen (→ at auf +acc); chances, situation, effectiveness, usefulness; evidence, resultsauswerten; pros and cons(gegeneinander) abwägen; contribution, achievement, work, performancebeurteilen; (Med) patientuntersuchen (und die Diagnose stellen)
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## evaluate

[ɪˈvæljʊˌeɪt] vtvalutare
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## 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
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## evaluate

vt. evaluar, estimar.
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## evaluate

vt evaluar, valorar