1 form an opinion
accurately, correctly, properly

She carefully assessed the situation.


The studies were independently assessed by several researchers.

attempt to, try to
help to
be difficult to

It is difficult to fully assess the damage.


She decided to get her daughter assessed for dyslexia.

2 amount/value
accurately, correctly, properly
attempt to, try to
be difficult to

It is difficult to assess the building's value properly without seeing it.


The legal costs have been assessed at $75 000.

Assess is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑condition
Assess is used with these nouns as the object: ↑ability, ↑chance, ↑competence, ↑condition, ↑consequence, ↑damage, ↑degree, ↑effect, ↑effectiveness, ↑efficiency, ↑extent, ↑feasibility, ↑frequency, ↑impact, ↑implication, ↑importance, ↑incidence, ↑influence, ↑injury, ↑level, ↑likelihood, ↑magnitude, ↑merit, ↑nature, ↑need, ↑patient, ↑perception, ↑performance, ↑probability, ↑problem, ↑proficiency, ↑progress, ↑prospect, ↑quality, ↑relationship, ↑relevance, ↑reliability, ↑response, ↑risk, ↑role, ↑scale, ↑severity, ↑significance, ↑situation, ↑skill, ↑strength, ↑success, ↑suitability, ↑usefulness, ↑utility, ↑validity, ↑viability, ↑weakness, ↑worth

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