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evaluate (someone or something) as (something)

To categorize or conceive of someone or something in a certain way in order to judge or grade them appropriately. Well, of course you were critiqued more harshly—she evaluated you as the professional dancer you are! We should evaluate this raw data as just that—not contextualized statistics.
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evaluate someone as something

to judge someone's performance as something. I will have to evaluate you as a new student. We must evaluate ourselves as teachers and leaders.
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Another review characteristic that varies in its degree of ambiguity in judging product quality is the claim type of a review: factual or evaluative. Whereas a factual claim includes objective facts and numeric values about product attributes, an evaluative claim includes subjective, emotional opinions or impressions about product attributes (Holbrook, 1978).
For this reason it has become customary for the morphological means in a language employed for augmentation and diminution to be recognized as the prototype of morphological evaluation, which is, in keeping with our understanding of evaluative linguistic resources, derived, secondary, relational evaluation, arising out of some manipulation of the particular lexical item which in its primary mode of signification doesn't have the cognitive motivation to evaluate.
Tsai (2004) has asserted that Web users' evaluative standards play an important role in their search strategies.
Examples of evaluative predications are "temperature is very high," "price is low," and so forth.
On the final step, a regression analysis was performed examining simultaneously the influence of Overall Team Identification (SSIS-G) and its antecedents (Cognitive-Affective, Personal Evaluative, and Perceived Other Evaluative) on fans' Behavioral Loyalty (see Table 4).
While performance anxiety is a very common experience for music students, and is often exacerbated by evaluative situations, it does not need to be debilitating.
derivation as something that has been proved problematic with respect to the behavior of evaluative derivations (Brown and Hippisley 2012; Dressler and Barbaresi 1994; Manova 2004; Scalise 1984, 1988; Stump 1991, 2001; Vinogradov 1972; among others).
I said that there are features of our moral psychology that contribute to the actions we perform but fall in between the two poles that Street's and Korsgaard's dispute centers on--between practical reason as such and our particular evaluative attitudes.
When a doctor says a child is "failing to flourish," this is an evaluative description, and one which may be true.
As such, these profiles represented pure personal standards perfectionism, mixed perfectionism, pure evaluative concerns perfectionism, and non-perfectionism.
Participants will be taken through a process of evaluative thinking to understand how best the principles of corporate governance can help them build strong businesses.
These reports are used to get the child's perspective on parenting disputes affecting their interests, as the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child requires, and are either evaluative or non-evaluative; the views of the child reports Sarah described in Part 2 are evaluative reports.
Evaluative Morphology from a cross-linguistic perspective.
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