evaluation

noun eval·u·a·tion \ i-ˌval-yə-ˈwā-shən , -yü-ˈā- \
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of evaluation

plural evaluations
: the act or result of evaluating
  • a situation that requires careful evaluation
: determination of the value, nature, character, or quality of something or someone
  • What's your evaluation of her writing ability?
  • a patient undergoing psychiatric evaluation
  • The CIA described my evaluation of the situation as "sound, perceptive and very much in line with our own."
  • —Robert S. McNamara
  • Only 24 states require any kind of testing or evaluation for homeschooled students …
  • —Andrew J. Rotherham
  • As part of a standard evaluation, patients are given a series of tests …
  • —Jerome Groopman

First Known Use of evaluation

circa 1622


EVALUATION Defined for Kids

evaluation

noun eval·u·a·tion \ i-ˌval-yə-ˈwā-shən \

Definition of evaluation for Students

: the act or result of judging the condition or value of


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