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evaluate

[ ih-val-yoo-eyt ]
/ 瑟藞v忙l yu藢e瑟t /
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verb (used with object), e路val路u路at路ed, e路val路u路at路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.).
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Origin of evaluate

First recorded in 1835鈥45; back formation from evaluation

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British Dictionary definitions for evaluate

evaluate
/ (瑟藞v忙lj蕣藢e瑟t) /

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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