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Assess vs. Asses

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Assessverb

(transitive) To determine, estimate or judge the value of; to evaluate

‘He assessed the situation.’;

Assesnoun

plural of ass

Assessverb

(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.’;

Assesnoun

plural of as

Assessverb

(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.’;

Assessverb

To value; to make a valuation or official estimate of for the purpose of taxation.

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Assessverb

To apportion a sum to be paid by (a person, a community, or an estate), in the nature of a tax, fine, etc.; to impose a tax upon (a person, an estate, or an income) according to a rate or apportionment.

Assessverb

To determine and impose a tax or fine upon (a person, community, estate, or income); to tax; as, the club assessed each member twenty-five cents.

Assessverb

To fix or determine the rate or amount of.

‘This sum is assessed and raised upon individuals by commissioners in the act.’;

Assessverb

place a value on; judge the worth of something;

‘I will have the family jewels appraised by a professional’;

Assessverb

charge (a person or a property) with a payment, such as a tax or a fine

Assessverb

set or determine the amount of (a payment such as a fine)

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Assessverb

estimate the value of (property) for taxation;

‘Our house hasn't been assessed in years’;

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