evaluate

verb
ADVERB
effectively (esp. AmE), fully, properly, thoroughly
carefully, rigorously, systematically

The evidence should be carefully evaluated.

accurately (esp. AmE)
constantly, continually, continuously, regularly (all esp. AmE)
critically
positively

The role of stay-at-home mother is more positively evaluated in working-class communities.

honestly (esp. AmE)
independently, objectively (esp. AmE)

his ability to objectively evaluate the merits of the works he considers

empirically, scientifically, statistically

These probabilities can be evaluated empirically.

VERB + EVALUATE
aim to, attempt to, be designed to
help (to)

to help evaluate the success of the campaign

begin to
continue to
be used to

criteria used to evaluate employees' performance

be difficult to, be hard to
be impossible to

It was impossible to evaluate the safety of the new drug.

be possible to

How is it possible to evaluate a company?

Evaluate is used with these nouns as the object: ↑applicant, ↑approach, ↑benefit, ↑claim, ↑competence, ↑condition, ↑effect, ↑effectiveness, ↑efficiency, ↑employee, ↑evidence, ↑extent, ↑feasibility, ↑hypothesis, ↑impact, ↑importance, ↑influence, ↑likelihood, ↑merit, ↑outcome, ↑performance, ↑progress, ↑quality, ↑relationship, ↑reliability, ↑result, ↑risk, ↑role, ↑situation, ↑success, ↑usefulness, ↑utility, ↑validity

Collocations dictionary. 2013.

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  • evaluate — I verb appraise, ascertain the amount of, assess, calculate, class, criticize, determine the worth of, estimate, express an opinion, figure costs, find the value of, form an opinion, gauge, give an estimate, give an opinion, judge, measure, place …   Law dictionary

  • Evaluate — E*val u*ate ([ e]*v[a^]l [ u]*[=a]t), v. t. [See {Evaluation}.] To fix the value of; to rate; to appraise. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • evaluate — 1842, from Fr. évaluer or else a back formation from EVALUATION (Cf. evaluation). Originally in mathematics. Related: Evaluated; evaluating …   Etymology dictionary

  • evaluate — appraise, value, rate, assess, assay, estimate Analogous words: *judge, adjudge: Criticize …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

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  • evaluate — ► VERB 1) form an idea of the amount or value of; assess. 2) Mathematics find a numerical expression or equivalent for (a formula, function, etc.). DERIVATIVES evaluation noun evaluative adjective evaluator noun …   English terms dictionary

  • evaluate — [ē val′yo͞o āt΄, ival′yo͞o āt΄] vt. evaluated, evaluating [back form. < EVALUATION] 1. to find the value or amount of 2. to judge or determine the worth or quality of; appraise 3. Math. to find the numerical value of; express in numbers SYN.… …   English World dictionary

  • evaluate — 01. It will take us a few days to fully [evaluate] your proficiency in English. 02. Your grammar test is only part of the [evaluation] done in order to place you in the right level. 03. It is difficult to [evaluate] the effectiveness of the… …   Grammatical examples in English

  • evaluate — e|val|u|ate [ıˈvæljueıt] v [T] [Date: 1800 1900; Origin: evaluation] to judge how good, useful, or successful something is = ↑assess ▪ You should be able to evaluate your own work. ▪ We need to evaluate the success of the campaign. ▪ It can be… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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