What does assessment mean?

Definitions for assessment
əˈsɛs məntas·sess·ment

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. appraisal, assessmentnoun

    the classification of someone or something with respect to its worth

  2. assessmentnoun

    an amount determined as payable

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

  3. assessmentnoun

    the market value set on assets

  4. judgment, judgement, assessmentnoun

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

    "they criticized my judgment of the contestants"

Wiktionary

  1. assessmentnoun

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

  2. assessmentnoun

    An appraisal or evaluation.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Assessmentnoun

    Etymology: from to assess.

    What greater immunity and happiness can there be to a people, than to be liable to no laws, but what they make themselves? To be subject to no contribution, assessment, or any pecuniary levy whatsoever, but what they vote, and voluntarily yield unto themselves? James Howell, Pre-eminence of Parliam.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Assessmentnoun

    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. Assessmentnoun

    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. Assessmentnoun

    the specific sum levied or assessed

  4. Assessmentnoun

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

  5. Etymology: [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

Editors Contribution

  1. assessment

    To assess the value or quality of a goal, plan, project, task. process, procedures, structure, system or standard.

    They did complete a regular assessment of the project tasks to ensure they were efficient and suitable for purpose.


    Submitted by MaryC on February 14, 2020  

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

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of assessment in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of assessment in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of assessment in a Sentence

  1. District Attorney George Gascón:

    In order to ensure our criminal justice system is fair and equitable, my office is conducting an immediate assessment of every prosecution within the past 10 years where these officers were involved, this is a shameful incident that the public deserves to have addressed in a meaningful and expeditious manner.

  2. Richard Burr:

    Senate Intelligence has spent the last 16 months reviewing the sources, tradecraft and analytic work underpinning the Intelligence Community Assessment and sees no reason to dispute the conclusions.

  3. Baltimore William Lori:

    Pending the assessment of the findings of the Holy See.

  4. Jeremy Hunt:

    We are going to make our own independent assessment, we have our processes to do that, (but) we have no reason not to believe the American assessment and our instinct is to believe it because they are our closest ally.

  5. Chad Wolf:

    Dismissals are very case-specific and based on our assessment of available evidence. If we do not believe we can prove a charge beyond a reasonable doubt, we will dismiss the case.

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