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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.)
  • These observers are here to evaluate what you have learned.
    Orson Scott Card  --  Ender's Game
  • 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
  • I did monthly psych evaluations on each member of the crew.
    Andy Weir  --  The Martian
  • evaluations = assessments (judgments)
  • In preparing litigation on behalf of the children we were representing, it was clear that these shocking and senseless crimes couldn't be evaluated honestly without understanding the lives these children had been forced to endure.
    Bryan Stevenson  --  Just Mercy
  • evaluated = considered and judged
  • 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
  • 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
  • "That is quite an accurate evaluation of the situation," said the voice coldly "Then why did you help us at all?" shouted Milo angrily.
    Norton Juster  --  The Phantom Tollbooth
  • evaluation = analysis 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.)
  • 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
  • Finally, adoption agencies routinely send staff members to evaluate the child's milieu, and no reasonable agency is going to send an agent to Afghanistan.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  The Kite Runner
  • evaluate = think carefully and make a judgment about
  • 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.)
  • 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
  • Then, Evaluation. Are you good at your job? Fine. You may keep it. Are you unsatisfactory? Is there a greater need elsewhere? You will be re-assigned.
    Jeanne DuPrau  --  The City of Ember
  • evaluation = analysis 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.)
  • The statistical evaluation of the waiting period necessary to prove the permanence of the change had been based on earlier experiments in the field of mental development and learning, on waiting periods with normally dull or normally intelligent animals.
    Daniel Keyes  --  Flowers for Algernon — Novel
  • evaluation = analysis 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.)
  • 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
    (Editor's note:  The prefix "re-" in reevaluate means again. This is the same pattern you see in words like reconsider, rearrange, and regenerate.)
  • 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

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