- 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 Words for reevaluatereexamine, amend, rethink, rearrange, rework, revise, reassess, rehash, retrace, review, emend, polish, correct, replan
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Contemporary Examples of reevaluate
One Huffington Post commenter, for example, says that he hopes “she recovers and takes time to reevaluate her career.”Stop Blaming Christy Mack: Porn Stars Don’t Deserve to Be Beaten
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It means, for Christian, nothing less than a chance to reevaluate what it means to be human.Great Weekend Reads
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The administration's decision to reevaluate their misguided decision on drilling is just a first step.Environmental Disaster, Political Disaster
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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
Word Origin for evaluate
1842, from French évaluer or else a back-formation from evaluation. Originally in mathematics. Related: Evaluated; evaluating.