assessment assessment  /ə ˈsɛs mənt/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the market value set on assets
  2. (n) an amount determined as payable
  3. (n) the act of judging or assessing a person or situation or event
  4. (n) the classification of someone or something with respect to its worth

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. The assessment tools include a four-minute hidden camera look at how a dog reacts to finding himself alone near a kitchen counter, bed or couch, with a trash can nearby.
  2. Districts can also include student oral presentations, demonstrations and projects in their battery of assessments.
  3. The media buzz is all about General Petraeus's congressional testimony, but Ambassador Crocker's assessment is the more important one.

News

  1. IEEE Conformity Assessment Program (ICAP) Establishes Synchrophasor Conformity Assessment Steering Committee

    The IEEE Conformity Assessment Program , in collaboration with key stakeholders and subject matter experts from the Power Systems community, today announced the formation of the ICAP Synchrophasor Conformity ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Marketwired via Yahoo! Finance

  2. Colorado parole board supports revocation assessment tool

    An assessment tool that guides when parole officers should seek to send parolees back to prison has the support of the current chairman of the Colorado Parole Board — as well as the person who will replace him in July.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Denver Post

  3. NOTICE OF ASSESSMENT LIEN FORECLOSURE AND POSTPONEMENT

    NOTICE OF ASSESSMENT LIEN FORECLOSURE SALE   THIS COMMUNICATION IS FROM A DEBT COLLECTOR. THIS IS AN ATTEMPT TO COLLECT … The post NOTICE OF ASSESSMENT LIEN FORECLOSURE AND POSTPONEMENT appeared first on Sun Patriot .
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Waconia Patriot

Quotes

  1. "Those decisions will be based on a calm assessment by our military commanders on the conditions on the ground, not reaction by Washington politicians to poll results in the media," said Bush. "In other words, when we begin to draw down...
    on Sep 3, 2007 By: President Bush Source: CNN International

  2. "At the end of that period, we will commence a process of assessment to examine the conditions on the ground," Petraeus said, according to Delaware Online."This approach does not allow [the] establishment of a set withdrawal timetable....
    on Apr 10, 2008 By: David Petraeus Source: AHN

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