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Definition of Assess

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estimate, appraise (an object's value)
Assess Definition from Arts & Humanities Dictionaries & Glossaries
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censeo
Assess Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
(v.)
To value; to make a valuation or official estimate of for the purpose of taxation.
  
(v.)
To fix or determine the rate or amount of.
  
(v.)
To determine and impose a tax or fine upon (a person, community, estate, or income); to tax; as, the club assessed each member twenty-five cents.
  
(v.)
To apportion a sum to be paid by (a person, a community, or an estate), in the nature of a tax, fine, etc.; to impose a tax upon (a person, an estate, or an income) according to a rate or apportionment.
  
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913), edited by Noah Porter. About
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assess
\as*sess"\ (&?;), v. t. [imp. & p. p. assessed (&?;); p. pr. & vb. n. assessing.] [of. assesser to regulate, settle, ll. assessare to value for taxation, fr. l. assidere, supine as if assessum, to sit by, esp. of judges in a court, in ll. to assess, tax. cf. assize, v., cess.]
1. to value; to make a valuation or official estimate of for the purpose of taxation.
2. to apportion a sum to be paid by (a person, a community, or an estate), in the nature of a tax, fine, etc.; to impose a tax upon (a person, an estate, or an income) according to a rate or apportionment.
3. to determine and impose a tax or fine upon (a person, community, estate, or income); to tax; as, the club assessed each member twenty-five cents.
4. to fix or determine the rate or amount of. this sum is assessed and raised upon individuals by commissioners in the act.
assess
v
1. place a value on; judge the worth of something; "i will have the family jewels appraised by a professional" [syn: measure, evaluate, valuate, appraise, value]


2. determine the court costs of; in court actions [syn: tax]



for Vocabulary Exams of KPDS, YDS,UDS (in Turkey); and SAT in America
To determine the amount of (a tax or other sum to be paid).
Concise English-Irish Dictionary v. 1.1
measúnaigh
WordNet 2.0

Verb
1. place a value on; judge the worth of something; "I will have the family jewels appraised by a professional"
(synonym) measure, evaluate, valuate, appraise, value
(hypernym) judge
(hyponym) grade, score, mark
(derivation) appraisal, assessment
2. charge (a person or a property) with a payment, such as a tax or a fine
(hypernym) charge, bill
(verb-group) tax
(derivation) assessment
3. set or determine the amount of (a payment such as a fine)
(synonym) tax
(hypernym) determine, set
(derivation) assessment
4. estimate the value of (property) for taxation; "Our house hasn't been assessed in years"
(hypernym) estimate, gauge, approximate, guess, judge
(verb-group) measure, evaluate, valuate, appraise, value
(derivation) assessment
Assess Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
English Wikipedia - The Free Encyclopedia
Assessment may refer to:
  • Educational assessment, the process of documenting knowledge, skills, attitudes, and beliefs
  • Health assessment, a plan of care that identifies the specific needs of the client and how those needs will be addressed by the healthcare system
  • Nursing assessment, the gathering of information about a patient's physiological, psychological, sociological, and spiritual status
  • Political assessment, assessment of officeholders for political donations
  • Psychiatric assessment, a process of gathering information about a person within a psychiatric or mental health service with the purpose of making a diagnosis
  • Psychological assessment, an examination into a person's mental health by a mental health professional such as a psychologist
  • Risk assessment, the determination of quantitative or qualitative value of risk related to a concrete situation and a recognized threat
  • Tax assessment, value calculated as the basis for determining the amounts to be paid or assessed for tax or insurance purposes
  • Vulnerability assessment, the process of identifying, quantifying, and prioritizing (or ranking) the vulnerabilities in a system
  • Writing Assessment, an area of study within composition studies that looks at the practices, technologies, and process of using writing to assess performance and potential

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