Definition Of assess


evaluate or estimate the nature, ability, or quality of.

the committee must assess the relative importance of the issues

Example Of assess

  • A child's development is evaluated by assessing the child's abilities on a range of tasks and behaviours.

  • A structural engineer is expected to visit the scene to assess damage before trains are allowed to use the bridge again.

  • All three cars made it to a sideroad without further incident, and the defective driver came out to assess the damage.

  • An occupational therapist is employed to assess the individual abilities and needs of people living with a disability.

  • As soon as officials get down there, they're going to be able to assess the damage there.

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