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EVALUATION

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does evaluation mean? 

EVALUATION (noun)
  The noun EVALUATION has 2 senses:

1. act of ascertaining or fixing the value or worth of
2. an appraisal of the value of something

  Familiarity information: EVALUATION used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


EVALUATION (noun)


Sense 1evaluation [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Act of ascertaining or fixing the value or worth of

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

evaluation; rating

Hypernyms ("evaluation" is a kind of...):

assessment; judgement; judgment (the act of judging or assessing a person or situation or event)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "evaluation"):

grading; marking; scoring (evaluation of performance by assigning a grade or score)


Sense 2evaluation [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

An appraisal of the value of something

Classified under:

Nouns denoting cognitive processes and contents

Synonyms:

rating; valuation; evaluation

Context example:

he set a high valuation on friendship

Hypernyms ("evaluation" is a kind of...):

appraisal; assessment (the classification of someone or something with respect to its worth)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "evaluation"):

overvaluation (too high a value or price assigned to something)

undervaluation (too low a value or price assigned to something)

pricing (the evaluation of something in terms of its price)

reevaluation (the evaluation of something a second time (or more))

grade; mark; score (a number or letter indicating quality (especially of a student's performance))

bond rating (an evaluation by a rating company of the probability that a particular bond issue will default)


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