verb (used with object), e·val·u·at·ed, e·val·u·at·ing.
Origin of evaluate
Examples from the Web for evaluating
His reasons for punting on a question so essential to evaluating almost every sentence that follows are never given.What is the News? Whatever Alain de Botton Thinks It Is|Robert Herritt|February 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Clarity of expression is something Mayer prizes so dearly that she uses it as a litmus test when evaluating new ideas.Google’s Marissa Mayer Talks Tech With Newsweek/The Daily Beast’s Tina Brown|Dashka Slater|May 15, 2012|DAILY BEAST
It also comes from a company that is really bad at evaluating anyone's creditworthiness (cf. 2008).
Melissa Payson has been designing, executing, and evaluating development programs in Pakistan and Afghanistan since 2003.
Such directors are most capable of evaluating the decisions and recommendations of the executives at a financial firm.
I should say, in evaluating Mr. Jones, that his greatest asset is his humor.Dolly Reforming Herself|Henry Arthur Jones
It will be of help to the Commission in evaluating the testimony of your son, by showing his family background, and so forth.Warren Commission (10 of 26): Hearings Vol. X (of 15)|The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
We must also recognize the special needs of particular regions of the country in evaluating the need for additional projects.
This engine was to be capable of evaluating any algebraic formula.The Wonder Book of Knowledge|Various
An evaluating test for each of our school subjects has at last been found.Our Schools in War Time—and After|Arthur Davis Dean
Word Origin for evaluate
1842, from French évaluer or else a back-formation from evaluation. Originally in mathematics. Related: Evaluated; evaluating.