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Definition 1: the act of judging or assessing a person or situation or event - [noun denoting act]

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

  • they criticized my judgment of the contestants

Synonyms for assessment in the sense of this definition

(assessment is a kind of ...) something that people do or cause to happen

(... is a kind of assessment ) judgment involved in the determination of rights and the assignment of rewards and punishments

(... is a kind of assessment ) the final judgment in a legal proceeding; the act of pronouncing judgment based on the evidence presented

(... is a kind of assessment ) the act of disapproving or condemning

(... is a kind of assessment ) act of ascertaining or fixing the value or worth of

(... is a kind of assessment ) a judgment of the qualities of something or somebody

"many factors are involved in any estimate of human life" "in my estimation the boy is innocent"

(... is a kind of assessment ) a judgment of the logistic support required for some particular military operation

(... is a kind of assessment ) an assessment that reveals more about the values of the person making the assessment than about the reality of what is assessed

Definition 2: the market value set on assets - [noun denoting attribute]

(assessment is a kind of ...) the property of having material worth (often indicated by the amount of money something would bring if sold)

"the fluctuating monetary value of gold and silver" "he puts a high price on his services" "he couldn't calculate the cost of the collection"

(... is a kind of assessment ) the value set on taxable property

Definition 3: the classification of someone or something with respect to its worth - [noun denoting cognition]

Synonyms for assessment in the sense of this definition

(assessment is a kind of ...) the basic cognitive process of arranging into classes or categories

(... is a kind of assessment ) an appraisal based on careful analytical evaluation

(... is a kind of assessment ) an appraisal of the value of something

"he set a high valuation on friendship"

(... is a kind of assessment ) an appraisal of the state of affairs

"they made an assay of the contents" "a check on its dependability under stress"

(... is a kind of assessment ) a rigorous or crucial appraisal

(... is a kind of assessment ) a new appraisal or evaluation

(... is a kind of assessment ) an appraisal that underestimates the value of something

Definition 4: an amount determined as payable - [noun denoting possession]

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

  • the assessment for repairs outraged the club's membership

(assessment is a kind of ...) financial liabilities (such as a tax)

"the charges against the estate"

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