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Judge the value of something
Assess
Examine for the purposes of noting similarities and differences; in what ways are two things alike and different?
Compare
Compare in order to show unlikeness or points of difference; note differences between and compare.
Contrast
Make judgements as to merits and faults; criticism may approve or disapprove
Criticize
Give the meaning of a word, phrase or concept; determine or fix the boundaries or extent of.
Define
Give an account of; tell about; give a word picture of.
Describe
Talk over; write about; consider or examine by argument or from various points of view, debate; present the different sides of (is this term meaningless?)
Discuss
Mention or list separately; name one after the other.
Enumerate
Give the good points and the bad ones, appraise; give an opinion regarding the value; discuss the advantages and disadvantages of.
Evaluate
Make clear of plain; make known in detail; tell the meaning of; make clear the cause or reason of.
Explain
(with another command word such as "identify and evaluate the relative importance of each othe following") define and give the significance.
Identify and
Make clear or intelligible by examples.
Illustrate
Explain the meaning of; make plain; present your thinking about.
Interpret
Show good reasons for; present your evidence; offer facts to support your position.
Justify
Establish the truth or genuineness of something by giving factual evidence or logical reasons.
Prove
Judge the value of something
Assess
Examine for the purposes of noting similarities and differences; in what ways are two things alike and different?
Compare
Compare in order to show unlikeness or points of difference; note differences between and compare.
Contrast
Make judgements as to merits and faults; criticism may approve or disapprove
Criticize
Give the meaning of a word, phrase or concept; determine or fix the boundaries or extent of.
Define
Give an account of; tell about; give a word picture of.
Describe
Talk over; write about; consider or examine by argument or from various points of view, debate; present the different sides of (is this term meaningless?)
Discuss
Mention or list separately; name one after the other.
Enumerate
Give the good points and the bad ones, appraise; give an opinion regarding the value; discuss the advantages and disadvantages of.
Evaluate
Make clear of plain; make known in detail; tell the meaning of; make clear the cause or reason of.
Explain
(with another command word such as "identify and evaluate the relative importance of each othe following") define and give the significance.
Identify and
Make clear or intelligible by examples.
Illustrate
Explain the meaning of; make plain; present your thinking about.
Interpret
Show good reasons for; present your evidence; offer facts to support your position.
Justify
Establish the truth or genuineness of something by giving factual evidence or logical reasons.
Prove