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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 1: to judge or set the value of.
The magazine evaluated ten new cars.
 
similar words:
estimate, judge, measure, rank, weigh
definition 2: to judge or measure something by studying it with care.
Teachers use tests to evaluate how much their students have learned.
similar words:
estimate, study, test
derivations: evaluative (adj.), evaluation (n.), evaluator (n.)
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