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e·val·u·ate

evaluate

 
 
pronunciation:
ih vael yu eIt
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part of speech: verb
inflections: evaluates, evaluating, evaluated
definition 1: to judge the level or value of.
In its report, the magazine evaluated ten new cars.
synonyms:
appraise, assess, value
similar words:
estimate, gauge, grade, judge, measure, price, rank, rate, weigh
definition 2: to study carefully and judge.
Teachers give tests to evaluate what their students have learned.
 
synonyms:
appraise, assess, gauge, judge, weigh
similar words:
ascertain, criticize, estimate, study, test
derivations: evaluative (adj.), evaluation (n.), evaluator (n.)
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