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Definitions for assessor
əˈsɛs əras·ses·sor

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. tax assessor, assessornoun

    an official who evaluates property for the purpose of taxing it


  1. assessornoun

    One who assesses a property for tax or insurance evaluation.

  2. assessornoun

    A specialist who assists the court in determining a matter.

  3. assessornoun

    Tax assessor : Civil servant entrusted with checking the veracity of data and criteria used by a taxpayer to complete a tax return.

  4. assessornoun

    One who assesses a project for cost evaluation.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Assessornoun

    Etymology: assessor, Lat.

    Minos, the strict inquisitor, appears;
    And lives and crimes, with his assessors, hears.
    Round in his urn the blended balls he rowls,
    Absolves the just, and dooms the guilty souls. John Dryden, Æn.

    To his Son,
    Th’ assessor of his throne, he thus began. Par. Lost, b. vi.

    Twice stronger than his sire, who sat above,
    Assessor to the throne of thund’ring Jove. John Dryden, Iliad.


  1. assessor

    An assessor is a person who analyzes, judges, or evaluates someone or something, typically in terms of quality, importance, extent, or condition. This could refer to a professional who determines the value of a property for tax purposes, a judge in a competition, or someone who evaluates the performance or competence of individuals in a particular field or profession.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Assessor

    one appointed or elected to assist a judge or magistrate with his special knowledge of the subject to be decided; as legal assessors, nautical assessors

  2. Assessor

    one who sits by another, as next in dignity, or as an assistant and adviser; an associate in office

  3. Assessor

    one appointed to assess persons or property for the purpose of taxation

  4. Etymology: [L., one who sits beside, the assistant of a judge, fr. assidre. See Assession. LL., one who arranges of determines the taxes, fr. assidre. See Assess, v., and cf. Cessor.]

Editors Contribution

  1. assessor

    A person with the accurate and specific ability, experience, knowledge, skills, training, tools, technology and understanding to assess.

    Assessors are employed in various types of employment to assess information, data or reports.

    Submitted by MaryC on February 3, 2017  

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of assessor in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of assessor in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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