- 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
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Related Wordsreevaluate, reexamine, amend, rethink, review, revise, reassess, reconsider, analyze, rearrange, rework, rehash, retrace, emend, polish, correct, remember, debrief, recall, recollect
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In the suburbs, I've now had to re-evaluate if I'll let me kids go to some people's homes, because so many parents own guns.'Let's Talk About Guns' Live Chat Transcript
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Lent is the time when we re-evaluate our life in the light of our faith, and this requires a very real effort and discipline.Great Lent: A School of Repentance
- to evaluate again or differently
- 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
Word Origin and History for re-evaluate
1842, from French évaluer or else a back-formation from evaluation. Originally in mathematics. Related: Evaluated; evaluating.