evaluation Definition

  • 1the making of a judgment about the amount, number, or value of something; assessment.
  • 2an assessment of the value or effectiveness of something.

Using evaluation: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "evaluation" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    The evaluation of the project will take several weeks.

  • Example

    The teacher's evaluation of the student's work was very positive.

  • Example

    The company conducted an evaluation of its marketing strategy.

evaluation Synonyms and Antonyms

Antonyms for evaluation

Phrases with evaluation

  • self-evaluation

    the process of examining one's own thoughts and actions to form judgments about them.


    As part of the performance review, employees are asked to complete a self-evaluation.

  • the process of evaluating the work or performance of one's colleagues by other colleagues in the same field or profession.


    The research paper was subject to peer evaluation before being published in the journal.

  • an assessment of an employee's job performance, typically conducted annually or semi-annually.


    The manager scheduled a performance evaluation with each member of the team.

Origins of evaluation

from French 'évaluation', from 'évaluer' meaning 'to evaluate'


Summary: evaluation in Brief

Evaluation [ɪˌvæljuˈeɪʃən] refers to the process of assessing the value, effectiveness, or quality of something. It can be used in various contexts, such as project evaluation, teacher evaluation, or company evaluation. Evaluation can also be self-conducted or peer-conducted, as in self-evaluation or peer evaluation. It is often used in professional settings as part of performance evaluation.

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