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English verb: evaluate

1. evaluate (cognition) evaluate or estimate the nature, quality, ability, extent, or significance of

SamplesI will have the family jewels appraised by a professional.
Access all the factors when taking a risk.

Synonymsappraise, assess, measure, valuate, value

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)evaluate, judge, pass judgment

Narrower (hyponym)censor, grade, mark, praise, rate, reassess, reevaluate, score, standardise, standardize, value

Verb groupassess

2. evaluate (cognition) form a critical opinion of

SamplesI cannot judge some works of modern art.
How do you evaluate this grant proposal?.
We shouldn't pass judgment on other people.

Synonymsjudge, pass judgment

Pattern of useSomething ----s something Adjective/Noun.
Somebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Somebody ----s somebody to INFINITIVE.
Somebody ----s that CLAUSE

Broader (hypernym)cerebrate, cogitate, think

Narrower (hyponym)accept, adjudge, anticipate, appraise, approve, ascribe, assess, assign, assign, attribute, attribute, believe, calculate, choose, conceive, consider, count on, critique, declare, disapprove, disapprove, essay, estimate, evaluate, examine, expect, fail, figure, forecast, grade, hold, impute, measure, order, pass, place, prejudge, prove, range, rank, rate, reappraise, reckon, reject, reject, review, stand, test, think, try, try out, valuate, value

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