# evaluate

[ ih-val-yoo-eyt ]

/ ɪˈvæl yuˌeɪt /

### verb (used with object), e·val·u·at·ed, e·val·u·at·ing.

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.).

## Words nearby evaluate

evacuee, evade, evadne, evaginate, evagination, evaluate, evaluation, evaluative, evan, evanesce, evanescent

## Origin of evaluate

First recorded in 1835–45; back formation from evaluation

## OTHER WORDS FROM evaluate

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## British Dictionary definitions for evaluate

evaluate

/ (ɪˈvæljʊˌeɪt) /

### verb (tr)

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

## Derived forms of evaluate

evaluation, nounevaluator, noun## Word Origin for evaluate

C19: back formation from evaluation, from French, from evaluer to evaluate; see value

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