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Definition 1: evaluate or estimate the nature, quality, ability, extent, or significance of - [verb of cognition]

Samples where assess or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • I will have the family jewels appraised by a professional
  • access all the factors when taking a risk

Synonyms for assess in the sense of this definition

(assess is a kind of ...) 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"

(... is a kind of assess ) assign a grade or rank to, according to one's evaluation

"grade tests" "score the SAT essays" "mark homework"

(... is a kind of assess ) estimate the value of

"How would you rate his chances to become President?" "Gold was rated highly among the Romans"

(... is a kind of assess ) evaluate by comparing with a standard

(... is a kind of assess ) revise or renew one's assessment

(... is a kind of assess ) subject to political, religious, or moral censorship

"This magazine is censored by the government"

(... is a kind of assess ) express approval of

"The parents praised their children for their academic performance"

(assess has a similar meaning as ...) estimate the value of (property) for taxation

"Our house hasn't been assessed in years"

Definition 2: estimate the value of (property) for taxation - [verb of cognition]

Samples where assess or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Our house hasn't been assessed in years

(assess is a kind of ...) judge tentatively or form an estimate of (quantities or time)

"I estimate this chicken to weigh three pounds"

(assess has a similar meaning as ...) 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"

Definition 3: set or determine the amount of (a payment such as a fine) - [verb of possession]

Synonyms for assess in the sense of this definition

(assess is a kind of ...) fix conclusively or authoritatively

"set the rules"

(assess has a similar meaning as ...) charge (a person or a property) with a payment, such as a tax or a fine

Definition 4: charge (a person or a property) with a payment, such as a tax or a fine - [verb of possession]

(assess is a kind of ...) demand payment

"Will I get charged for this service?" "We were billed for 4 nights in the hotel, although we stayed only 3 nights"

(assess has a similar meaning as ...) set or determine the amount of (a payment such as a fine)

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