Back-formation from evaluation.
- (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ɨˈvaljʊeɪt/
- (General American) IPA(key): /ɪ̈ˈvaljəˌweɪt/
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- Hyphenation: eval‧u‧ate
- (transitive) To draw conclusions from examining; to assess.
- 2005, Elisabeth Kübler-Ross, David Kessler, On Grief and Grieving, →ISBN, page 151:
- Death is a factor that changes all our views as we are forced to evaluate our worth and what ultimately matters in life.
- It will take several years to evaluate the material gathered in the survey.
- (transitive, mathematics, computing) To compute or determine the value of (an expression).
- Evaluate this integral.
- (intransitive, computing, mathematics) To return or have a specific value.
- 2006, Lev Sabinin, Larissa Sbitneva, Ivan Shestakov, Non-Associative Algebra and Its Applications, CRC Press, →ISBN, page 201:
- Since element (15.1) evaluates to an element of the center in any alternative algebra, (15.1) has to evaluate to a scalar multiple of the identity element of the Cayley-Dickson algebra.
- 2007, James E. Gentle, Matrix Algebra: Theory, Computations, and Applications in Statistics, Springer Science & Business Media, →ISBN, page 165:
- In one type of such an integral, the integrand is only the probability density function, and the integral evaluates to a probability, which of course is a scalar.
to draw conclusions from by examining
to compute or determine the value of
to have or return a given value