assess
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /əˈsɛs/
Verb

assess (assesses, present participle assessing; past and past participle assessed)

  1. (transitive) To determine, estimate or judge the value of; to evaluate
    He assessed the situation.
  2. (transitive) To impose or charge, especially as punishment for an infraction.
    The referee assessed a penalty for delaying the game.
    A $10.00 late fee will be assessed on all overdue accounts.
  3. (transitive) To calculate and demand (the tax money due) from a person or entity.
    Once you've submitted a tax return, the Tax Department will assess the amount of tax you still owe.
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