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Verb: assess  u'ses
  1. Estimate or determine the nature, value, quality, ability, extent, or significance of
    "I will have the family jewels assessed by a professional";
    - measure, evaluate, valuate, appraise, value, scope
     
  2. Charge (a person or a property) with a payment, such as a tax or a fine
     
  3. Set or determine the amount of (a payment such as a fine)
    - tax
     
  4. Estimate the value of (property) for taxation
    "Our house hasn't been assessed in years"

Derived forms: assessing, assessed, assesses

Type of: approximate, bill, charge, determine, estimate, evaluate, gauge, guess, judge, pass judgment, set

Encyclopedia: Assess