Estimation vs Evaluation - What's the difference?

estimation | evaluation |


As nouns the difference between estimation and evaluation

is that estimation is the process of making an estimate while evaluation is an assessment, such as an annual personnel performance review used as the basis for a salary increase or bonus, or a summary of a particular situation.

estimation

English

Alternative forms

* (archaic)

Noun

(en noun)
  • The process of making an estimate.
  • The amount, extent, position, size, or value reached in an estimate.
  • Esteem or favourable regard.
  • Derived terms

    * estimate

    evaluation

    English

    Noun

    (wikipedia evaluation) (en noun)
  • An assessment, such as an annual personnel performance review used as the basis for a salary increase or bonus, or a summary of a particular situation.
  • (mathematics) A completion of a mathematical operation; a valuation.
  • (computing, programming) Determination of the value of a variable or expression.
  • Derived terms

    * * * * *

    See also

    * evaluate * revaluation * valuation