Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • transitive verb To ascertain or fix the value or amount of.
  • transitive verb To determine the importance, effectiveness, or worth of; assess: synonym: estimate.
  • transitive verb Mathematics To calculate the numerical value of; express numerically.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To determine or ascertain the value of; appraise carefully; specifically, in mathematics, to ascertain the numerical value of.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • transitive verb To fix the value of; to rate; to appraise.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb to draw conclusions from examining; to assess
  • verb mathematics to compute an expression

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • verb evaluate or estimate the nature, quality, ability, extent, or significance of
  • verb form a critical opinion of

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Back-formation from evaluation, from French évaluation, from Old French, from evaluer, to evaluate : e-, out (from Latin ē-, ex-; see ex–) + value, value; see value.]

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

From evaluation.

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