- an act or instance of evaluating or appraising.
- (especially in medicine) a diagnosis or diagnostic study of a physical or mental condition.
Origin of evaluation
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Examples from the Web for evaluation
“Edwin Morris Kocurek is a hard-working and loyal employee,” said his first evaluation, obtained through an open-records request.
In his 2010 evaluation, Wright was praised for “excellent knowledge of RRC rules, regulations and policies.”
What constitutes “good” art in these multiple vectors of evaluation?Sneer and Clothing in Miami: Inside The $3 Billion Woodstock of Contemporary Art
December 6, 2014
While the pilot itself was a success, the evaluation uncovered a major problem.To End HIV, Stop Violence Against Adolescent Girls
November 20, 2014
In 2007, a Dorset man brought a lawn statute featuring a recognizable Egyptian headdress to an expert for evaluation.7 Historically Significant Artifacts Rescued by Happenstance
The Daily Beast
October 24, 2014
Highly probable, but impossible of evaluation with the data now available.Masters of Space
Edward Elmer Smith
The Evaluation Division, back on Earth, was very fussy about that "aura."Shock Absorber
E.G. von Wald
I have a feeling that his job is to evaluate every word you say and report his evaluation to Tarnhorst.Anchorite</p>
The evaluation of this factor is not always easy, for reasons which will be explained.Sound Military Decision</p>
U.s. Naval War College
It is, however, quite clear that the evaluation is too high.
Word Origin and History for evaluation
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper