- to determine or set the value or amount of; appraise: to evaluate property.
- to judge or determine the significance, worth, or quality of; assess: to evaluate the results of an experiment.
- Mathematics. to determine or calculate the numerical value of (a formula, function, relation, etc.).
Origin of evaluate
First recorded in 1835–45; back formation from evaluation
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1, 2. weigh, estimate, gauge, value.
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Examples from the Web for reevaluated
He pulled the plug and reevaluated before trying a "more rigorous" approach for the next round of training programs.Back to School for the Billionaires
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In the light of this material, the whole question of racial origins may well have to be reevaluated.The Issahar Artifacts
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- to ascertain or set the amount or value of
- to judge or assess the worth of; appraise
- 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
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Word Origin and History for reevaluated
1842, from French évaluer or else a back-formation from evaluation. Originally in mathematics. Related: Evaluated; evaluating.
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