Meaning of evaluate

e•val•u•ate

Pronunciation: (i-val'y-āt"), [key]
— -at•ed, -at•ing.
  1. to determine or set the value or amount of; appraise: to evaluate property.
  2. to judge or determine the significance, worth, or quality of; assess: to evaluate the results of an experiment.
  3. to ascertain the numerical value of (a function, relation, etc.).
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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