Definitions for Assessmentəˈsɛs mənt

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word Assessment

Princeton's WordNet

  1. appraisal, assessment(noun)

    the classification of someone or something with respect to its worth

  2. assessment(noun)

    an amount determined as payable

    "the assessment for repairs outraged the club's membership"

  3. assessment(noun)

    the market value set on assets

  4. judgment, judgement, assessment(noun)

    the act of judging or assessing a person or situation or event

    "they criticized my judgment of the contestants"


  1. assessment(Noun)

    The act of assessing or an amount (of tax, levy or duty etc) assessed.

  2. assessment(Noun)

    An appraisal or evaluation.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Assessment(noun)

    the act of assessing; the act of determining an amount to be paid; as, an assessment of damages, or of taxes; an assessment of the members of a club

  2. Assessment(noun)

    a valuation of property or profits of business, for the purpose of taxation; such valuation and an adjudging of the proper sum to be levied on the property; as, an assessment of property or an assessment on property

  3. Assessment(noun)

    the specific sum levied or assessed

  4. Assessment(noun)

    an apportionment of a subscription for stock into successive installments; also, one of these installments (in England termed a "call")

  5. Origin: [LL. assessamentum.]

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

  1. assessment

    1. A continuous process that measures the overall effectiveness of employing joint force capabilities during military operations. 2. Determination of the progress toward accomplishing a task, creating an effect, or achieving an objective. 3. Analysis of the security, effectiveness, and potential of an existing or planned intelligence activity. 4. Judgment of the motives, qualifications, and characteristics of present or prospective employees or


  1. Educational assessment

    Educational assessment is the process of documenting, usually in measurable terms, knowledge, skill, attitudes, and beliefs. Assessment can focus on the individual learner, the learning community, the institution, or the educational system as a whole. The final purpose of assessment practices in education depends on the theoretical framework of the practitioners and researchers, their assumptions and beliefs about the nature of human mind, the origin of knowledge, and the process of learning.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Assessment' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1545

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Assessment' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2311

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Assessment' in Nouns Frequency: #605

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Erkki Kourula:

    The Trial Chamber's assessment of the facts was reasonable.

  2. James Terry:

    My assessment is (Islamic State) is halted, on the defensive.

  3. Internal Security Minister Gilad Erdan:

    The assessment forming is that this was a nationalistic terrorist attack.

  4. Irwin Horwitz:

    What I'm trying to do is to give an honest assessment of their performance.

  5. Philip Miller:

    We question the quality of the assessment, the WHO has something to explain.

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