American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- v. To estimate the value of (property) for taxation.
- v. To set or determine the amount of (a payment, such as a tax or fine).
- v. To charge (a person or property) with a special payment, such as a tax or fine.
- v. Sports To charge a player, coach, or team with (a foul or penalty).
- v. To determine the value, significance, or extent of; appraise. See Synonyms at estimate.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To set, fix, or charge a certain sum upon, by way of tax: as, to assess each individual in due proportion.
- To estimate the value or amount of (property or income) as a basis for taxation.—3. To set, fix, or determine: as, it is the province of a jury to assess damages.
- n. Assessment.
- v. transitive To determine, estimate or judge the value of; to evaluate
- v. transitive To impose or charge, especially as punishment for an infraction.
- v. transitive To calculate and demand (the tax money due) from a person or entity.
GNU Webster's 1913
- v. To value; to make a valuation or official estimate of for the purpose of taxation.
- 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.
- v. To determine and impose a tax or fine upon (a person, community, estate, or income); to tax.
- v. To fix or determine the rate or amount of.
- v. evaluate or estimate the nature, quality, ability, extent, or significance of
- v. charge (a person or a property) with a payment, such as a tax or a fine
- v. estimate the value of (property) for taxation
- v. set or determine the amount of (a payment such as a fine)
- From Old French assesser, from Medieval Latin assessare, originally the frequentative of Latin assessus, past participle of assidere. (Wiktionary)
- 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. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“What we have got to assess is the value of the deal against the dislocation or whatever of any potential comments from the regulators.”
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“The first thing you have to assess is why did you lose," he said.”
“But the first thing you have to assess is why did you lose.”
“The most difficult risk to assess is the political uncertainty, which would, of course, be aggravated by any or all of the other uncertainties.”
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“In test process management, it is important to plemented into the project is efficient, effective in terms assess the effectiveness of different testing techniques, in of factors such as cost, time, and the number of bugs that terms of their ability to expose errors and also the size of can be detected.”
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“He also points out that while conventional dictionaries offer a number of senses to define each word, little help has traditionally been given to the reader to enable them to assess which is the most likely meaning for their purposes.”
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