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as·sess

 (ə-sĕs′)
tr.v. as·sessed, as·sess·ing, as·sess·es
1. To determine the value, significance, or extent of; appraise. See Synonyms at estimate.
2. To estimate the value of (property) for taxation.
3. To set or determine the amount of (a payment, such as a tax or fine).
4.
a. To charge (a person or property) with a special payment, such as a tax or fine.
b. Sports To charge (a player, coach, or team) with a foul or penalty.

[Middle English assessen, from Old French assesser, from Latin assidēre, assess-, to sit by as an assistant judge : ad-, ad- + sedēre, to sit; see sed- in Indo-European roots.]

as·sess′a·ble adj.

assess

(əˈsɛs)
vb (tr)
1. to judge the worth, importance, etc, of; evaluate
2. (Banking & Finance) (foll by at) to estimate the value of (income, property, etc) for taxation purposes: the estate was assessed at three thousand pounds.
3. (Banking & Finance) to determine the amount of (a fine, tax, damages, etc)
4. (Banking & Finance) to impose a tax, fine, etc, on (a person or property)
[C15: from Old French assesser, from Latin assidēre to sit beside, from sedēre to sit]
asˈsessable adj

as•sess

(əˈsɛs)

v.t.
1. to estimate officially the value of (property) for tax purposes.
2. to determine the amount of (damages, a fine, etc.).
3. to impose a tax or other charge on:to assess members for painting the clubhouse.
4. to estimate or judge the value, character, etc., of; evaluate: to assess one's efforts.
[1400–50; late Middle English (< Middle French assesser) < Medieval Latin assessāre, as frequentative of Latin assidēre (see assize) or derivative of Latin assessor assessor]
as•sess′a•ble, adj.

assess


Past participle: assessed
Gerund: assessing

Imperative
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Present
I assess
you assess
he/she/it assesses
we assess
you assess
they assess
Preterite
I assessed
you assessed
he/she/it assessed
we assessed
you assessed
they assessed
Present Continuous
I am assessing
you are assessing
he/she/it is assessing
we are assessing
you are assessing
they are assessing
Present Perfect
I have assessed
you have assessed
he/she/it has assessed
we have assessed
you have assessed
they have assessed
Past Continuous
I was assessing
you were assessing
he/she/it was assessing
we were assessing
you were assessing
they were assessing
Past Perfect
I had assessed
you had assessed
he/she/it had assessed
we had assessed
you had assessed
they had assessed
Future
I will assess
you will assess
he/she/it will assess
we will assess
you will assess
they will assess
Future Perfect
I will have assessed
you will have assessed
he/she/it will have assessed
we will have assessed
you will have assessed
they will have assessed
Future Continuous
I will be assessing
you will be assessing
he/she/it will be assessing
we will be assessing
you will be assessing
they will be assessing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been assessing
you have been assessing
he/she/it has been assessing
we have been assessing
you have been assessing
they have been assessing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been assessing
you will have been assessing
he/she/it will have been assessing
we will have been assessing
you will have been assessing
they will have been assessing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been assessing
you had been assessing
he/she/it had been assessing
we had been assessing
you had been assessing
they had been assessing
Conditional
I would assess
you would assess
he/she/it would assess
we would assess
you would assess
they would assess
Past Conditional
I would have assessed
you would have assessed
he/she/it would have assessed
we would have assessed
you would have assessed
they would have assessed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.assess - evaluate or estimate the nature, quality, ability, extent, or significance ofassess - evaluate or estimate the nature, quality, ability, extent, or significance of; "I will have the family jewels appraised by a professional"; "access all the factors when taking a risk"
grade, score, mark - assign a grade or rank to, according to one's evaluation; "grade tests"; "score the SAT essays"; "mark homework"
rate, value - estimate the value of; "How would you rate his chances to become President?"; "Gold was rated highly among the Romans"
pass judgment, evaluate, judge - form a critical opinion of; "I cannot judge some works of modern art"; "How do you evaluate this grant proposal?" "We shouldn't pass judgment on other people"
assess - estimate the value of (property) for taxation; "Our house hasn't been assessed in years"
standardise, standardize - evaluate by comparing with a standard
reassess, reevaluate - revise or renew one's assessment
censor - subject to political, religious, or moral censorship; "This magazine is censored by the government"
praise - express approval of; "The parents praised their children for their academic performance"
2.assess - charge (a person or a property) with a payment, such as a tax or a fineassess - charge (a person or a property) with a payment, such as a tax or a fine
tax, assess - set or determine the amount of (a payment such as a fine)
bill, charge - demand payment; "Will I get charged for this service?"; "We were billed for 4 nights in the hotel, although we stayed only 3 nights"
3.assess - set or determine the amount of (a payment such as a fine)assess - set or determine the amount of (a payment such as a fine)
set, determine - fix conclusively or authoritatively; "set the rules"
assess - charge (a person or a property) with a payment, such as a tax or a fine
4.assess - estimate the value of (property) for taxationassess - estimate the value of (property) for taxation; "Our house hasn't been assessed in years"
estimate, gauge, approximate, guess, judge - judge tentatively or form an estimate of (quantities or time); "I estimate this chicken to weigh three pounds"
appraise, assess, evaluate, valuate, value, measure - evaluate or estimate the nature, quality, ability, extent, or significance of; "I will have the family jewels appraised by a professional"; "access all the factors when taking a risk"

assess

verb
1. judge, determine, estimate, fix, analyse, evaluate, rate, value, check out, compute, gauge, weigh up, appraise, size up (informal), eye up The test was to assess aptitude rather than academic achievement.
2. evaluate, rate, tax, value, demand, estimate, fix, impose, levy What is the assessed value of the property?

assess

verb
1. To establish and apply as compulsory:
2. To make a judgment as to the worth or value of:
Translations
يُقَدِّر الضَّريبَهيُقَدِّر، يُخَمِّن
ohodnotitocenitodhadnoutodhadnout k účelům zdanění
anslåberegneopgørevurdere
áætla, metameta
apskaičiuotivertintojas
aplikt ar nodoklinovērtēt

assess

[əˈses] VT
1. (= evaluate) [+ damage, property] → valorar, tasar; [+ situation etc] → valorar
how do you assess your chances now?¿cómo valora sus posibilidades ahora?
2. (= calculate) [+ value, amount] → calcular (at en) [+ income] → gravar
3. (Univ, Scol, Ind) → evaluar
how did you assess this candidate?¿cómo evaluó a este candidato?

assess

[əˈsɛs] vt
[+ person, student] → évaluer
[+ tax, damages] → établir le montant de; [+ tax claim] → évaluer; [+ property] (for tax)calculer la valeur imposable de
[+ impact] → évaluer

assess

vt
person, chances, abilities, needseinschätzen; problem, situation, prospectsbeurteilen, einschätzen; proposalabwägen; damageabschätzen
propertyschätzen, taxieren; person (for tax purposes) → veranlagen (at mit); to assess something at its true wortheiner Sache (dat)den richtigen Wert beimessen
fine, taxfestsetzen, bemessen (→ at auf +acc); damagesschätzen (→ at auf +acc)

assess

[əˈsɛs] vt (gen) → valutare; (property, tax) → accertare l'imponibile di; (damages) → valutare (fig) (situation) → giudicare

assess

(əˈses) verb
1. to estimate or judge the quality or quantity of. Can you assess my chances of winning?
2. to estimate in order to calculate tax due on. My income has been assessed wrongly.
asˈsessment noun
asˈsessor noun
References in classic literature ?
The company having now pretty well satisfied their thirst, nothing remained but to pay the reckoning, a circumstance often productive of much mischief and discontent among the inferior rank of gentry, who are apt to find great difficulty in assessing the sum, with exact regard to distributive justice, which directs that every man shall pay according to the quantity which he drinks.
The diet possesses the general power of legislating for the empire; of making war and peace; contracting alliances; assessing quotas of troops and money; constructing fortresses; regulating coin; admitting new members; and subjecting disobedient members to the ban of the empire, by which the party is degraded from his sovereign rights and his possessions forfeited.
Leaving out his interests in the several Western reclamation projects (which were still assessing heavily), he was a ruined man.
For instance, Kelly (2003) used five items primarily assessing night-sky watching attitudes.
Various procedures for assessing students, classrooms, teachers, schools, and programs are presented in this issue of Academic Exchange Quarterly.
6229(a) limitation period, thereby barring the Service from assessing additional tax on partnership items.
These steps are defining the project plan and key milestones, building a structure to assess the controls, obtaining input on the design of company-level controls, documenting and assessing the controls, testing their effectiveness, and engaging in gap remediation and continuous improvement.
Reported and observational studies of users show a disconnect between what users say they know and their actions in finding and assessing the appropriateness of health information.
Despite the expanse of the Simi Valley Fire, the wind-whipped flames moved so quickly that burn intensity was relatively low, reducing the chance of erosion and flooding, said Stephen Jewett, a conservationist with the Natural Resources Conservation Service, a federal agency assessing the burn area.
Monitoring strategies vary by state, but there is a focus on assessing the impacts of point-source discharge, even though NPSP is a leading cause of water pollution, he says.
In particular, the proposed standards address recommendations with respect to assessing inherent risk, assessing control risk, and linking the risk assessments to substantive procedures.

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