To evaluate is defined as to judge the value or worth of someone or something.(verb)
An example of evaluate is when a teacher reviews a paper in order to give it a grade.
See evaluate in Webster's New World College Dictionary
See evaluate in American Heritage Dictionary 4
transitive verb e·val·u·at·ed, e·val·u·at·ing, e·val·u·ates
Origin: Back-formation from evaluation
Origin: , from French évaluation
Origin: , from Old French
Origin: , from evaluer, to evaluate
Origin: : e-, out (from Latin ē-, ex-; see ex-)
Origin: + value, value; see value.
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