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evaluate

e·val·u·ate

evaluate

 
 
pronunciation:
ih vael yu eIt
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part of speech: verb
inflections: evaluated, evaluates, evaluating
definition: to judge or set the worth of.
Teachers give tests to evaluate what their students have learned.In its report, the magazine evaluated ten new cars.
 
synonyms:
appraise, assess, value
similar words:
estimate, gauge, grade, judge, measure, price, rank, rate, weigh
derivations: evaluative (adj.), evaluation (n.), evaluator (n.)
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The word evaluate contains the following parts:
e- Latin prefix that means out, out of, away
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The prefix e- is an assimilated form of ex- used before roots beginning with certain consonants (b d, g, j, l, m, n, r, v). See ex-.