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Definition to think carefully and make a judgment about something
  • I'm evaluating colleges and deciding which I want to apply to.
evaluating = thinking carefully and making a judgment about
  • I'm evaluating my job options.
  • evaluating = thinking carefully and making a judgment about
  • I'll tell you on Friday after I finish my evaluation.
  • evaluation = the process of thinking carefully and making a judgment about something
    (editor's note:  The suffix "-tion", converts a verb into a noun that denotes the action or result of the verb. Typically, there is a slight change in the ending of the root verb, as in action, education, and observation.)
  • I had come to believe that the ability to evaluate many ideas, many histories, many points of view, was at the heart of what it means to self-create.
    Tara Westover  --  Educated
  • evaluate = consider and make a judgment about
  • The Pew Economic Mobility Project studied how Americans evaluated their chances at economic betterment, and what they found was shocking.
    J.D. Vance  --  Hillbilly Elegy
  • evaluated = judged
  • The judge leaned back in his chair, evaluating him for a moment.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Notebook
  • evaluating = thinking carefully and making a judgment about
  • Eventually, I could put out ears into all parts of the city, with various men, listening and evaluating.
    Ray Bradbury  --  Fahrenheit 451
  • evaluating = thinking carefully and making judgments
  • I did a quick evaluation. I'd probably have a bruise on my hip, and I was scared, but that was the worst of it.
    Kiera Cass  --  The Selection
  • evaluation = consideration and judgment
    (editor's note:  The suffix "-tion", converts a verb into a noun that denotes the action or result of the verb. Typically, there is a slight change in the ending of the root verb, as in action, education, and observation.)
  • I sometimes think Atticus subjected every crisis of his life to tranquil evaluation behind The Mobile Register, The Birmingham News and The Montgomery Advertiser.
    Harper Lee  --  To Kill a Mockingbird
  • evaluation = careful thought and judgment
    (editor's note:  The suffix "-tion", converts a verb into a noun that denotes the action or result of the verb. Typically, there is a slight change in the ending of the root verb, as in action, education, and observation.)
  • Mom let us grade papers that had multiple-choice, true-false, and fill-in-the-blank answers—just about anything except essay questions, which she thought she had to evaluate because they could be answered correctly in all sorts of different ways.
    Jeannette Walls  --  The Glass Castle
  • evaluate = think about carefully and make a judgment
  • Ender held the toon leaders until the regular lunch hour, to talk about the tactics they had used and evaluate the work of their individual soldiers.
    Orson Scott Card  --  Ender's Game
  • evaluate = to think carefully and make a judgment about
  • Then this same Circle could reevaluate him and decide whether he has walked his talk, and whether a sentence is still necessary.
    Ben Mikaeslen  --  Touching Spirit Bear
  • reevaluate = think carefully and make a judgment about something again
  • Anyway, in the first stage of initiation, we keep transfers and Dauntless-born initiates separate, but that doesn't mean you are evaluated separately.
    Veronica Roth  --  Divergent
  • evaluated = judged
  • When she was finished she stepped back and evaluated herself.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Notebook
  • evaluated = thought carefully and made a judgment about
  • The county hereby recommends the minor to be immediately admitted to psychiatric evaluation for possible admission into a facility that can best support his needs.
    Dave Pelzer  --  The Lost Boy
  • evaluation = the process of making a careful judgment about something
    (editor's note:  The suffix "-tion", converts a verb into a noun that denotes the action or result of the verb. Typically, there is a slight change in the ending of the root verb, as in action, education, and observation.)
  • There was something about making the person with the head injury speak a favorite nursery rhyme so that speech patterns — slurring, et cetera— could be evaluated.
    Kate DiCamillo  --  Flora & Ulysses
  • evaluated = thought of carefully and judged or learned from
  • She looked past him, taking time to evaluate his words, but couldn't see them to an end.
    Delia Owens  --  Where the Crawdads Sing
  • evaluate = consider and make a judgment about
  • She was supposed to write up evaluations of her students' progress, but she'd spent every free minute painting, and now the deadline was on her and the evaluations were unwritten.
    Jeannette Walls  --  The Glass Castle
  • evaluations = assessments (judgments of quality)
  • She was supposed to write up evaluations of her students' progress, but she'd spent every free minute painting, and now the deadline was on her and the evaluations were unwritten.
    Jeannette Walls  --  The Glass Castle
  • evaluations = assessments (judgments of quality)
  • I pull down the visor to evaluate myself, noting the tangle the windy roof has made of my hair, and the grease from the tin that has lodged in my pores, making them fat and brown.
    Tara Westover  --  Educated
evaluate = consider and make a judgment about

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