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English verb: assess

1. assess (cognition) evaluate or estimate the nature, quality, ability, extent, or significance of


SamplesI will have the family jewels appraised by a professional.
Access all the factors when taking a risk.


Synonymsappraise, evaluate, measure, valuate, value


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)evaluate, judge, pass judgment


Narrower (hyponym)censor, grade, mark, praise, rate, reassess, reevaluate, score, standardise, standardize, value


Verb groupassess

2. assess (possession) charge (a person or a property) with a payment, such as a tax or a fine


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)bill, charge


Verb groupassess, tax

3. assess (possession) set or determine the amount of (a payment such as a fine)


Synonymstax


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)determine, set


Verb groupassess

4. assess (cognition) estimate the value of (property) for taxation


SamplesOur house hasn't been assessed in years.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)approximate, estimate, gauge, guess, judge


Verb groupappraise, assess, evaluate, measure, valuate, value









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