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1  —as in:
assess the situation
Definition consider something and make a judgment
  • They assessed the property's value at $500,000.
assessed = considered and set
Other Uses (with this meaning)
  • He was tasked with assessing the promise of new locations for stores.
  • assessing = considering and judging
  • "I don't like it, Atticus, I don't like it at all," was Aunt Alexandra's assessment of these events.
    Harper Lee  --  To Kill a Mockingbird
  • assessment = judgment after consideration
  • As she questioned me, she studied what I wore, assessing the fabric and appraising the cost of each item and making a judgment about my taste in general.
    Jeannette Walls  --  The Glass Castle
  • assessing = considering and judging
  • Tomorrow your skills will be assessed, and you'll be assigned to your permanent squads.
    Neal Shusterman  --  Unwind
  • assessed = considered and evaluated
  • And we can begin to assess whether any are missing.
    Michael Crichton  --  Jurassic Park
  • assess = consider and make a judgment of
  • This assessment of my skills from Peeta takes me totally by surprise.
    Suzanne Collins  --  The Hunger Games
  • assessment = judgment of something after consideration
  • Ignoring the captain's assessment, Phillips had enlisted in the air corps, where he'd proven to be a born airman.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Unbroken
  • assessment = judgment after consideration
  • He turned to assess the situation and watched as its full body sloshed out onto the ground.
    James Dashner  --  The Death Cure
  • assess = consider and make a judgment of
  • I asked with anxious foreboding, and before they could reply, I assessed the damage from across the room.
    Anne Frank  --  The Diary of a Young Girl
assessed = considered and evaluated

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2  —as in:
assess a fee
Definition charge a tax, fine, or fee
  • The amount of property tax assessed depends upon the value of the property.
assessed = charged a tax, fine, or fee
  • To Henriet Cousin, master executor of the high works of justice in Paris, the sum of sixty sols parisis, to him assessed and ordained by monseigneur the provost of Paris, for having bought, by order of the said sieur the provost, a great broad sword, serving to execute and decapitate persons who are by justice condemned for their demerits, and he hath caused the same to be garnished with a sheath and with all things thereto appertaining; and hath likewise caused to be repointed and...
    Victor Hugo  --  The Hunchback of Notre Dame
assessed = charged

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