动词过去式:assessed 过去分词:assessed 现在分词:assessing 第三人称单数:assesses 形容词:assessable
1 [Tn, Tn.pr] ~ sth (at sth) decide or fix the amount of sth 确定, 评定（某数额）
*assess sb's taxes/income 评定某人的税额[总收入]
* assess the damage at
2 [Tn] decide or fix the value of (sth); evaluate 确定, 评定（某事物）的价值; 估价
*have a house assessed by a valuer 由估价者给房子估价.
3 [Tn, Cn.n/a] ~ sth (as sth) estimate the quality of sth 估计, 评定某事物的质量
*It's difficult to assess the impact of the President's speech. 总统讲话的巨大影响很难估计.
* I'd assess your chances as extremely low. 我估计你成功的机会极微.
1400-1500; Language: Old French;Origin:
assesser, from Latin
, past participle of assidere 'to sit beside, help in making judgments'
, from ad- 'to'
+ sedere 'to sit'
to make a judgment about a person or situation after thinking carefully about it
= judgeassess the impact/extent/effectiveness etc of sth a report to assess the impact of advertising on childrenassess what/how etc The technique is being tried in classrooms to assess what effects it may have.be assessed as sth Many of the adults were assessed as having learning difficulties.
to calculate the value or cost of somethingbe assessed at sth The value of the business was assessed at £1.25 million.
1. Normally, Americans do not assess their visitors in such relaxed surroundings over extended small talk; much less do they take them out for dinner, or for around on the golf course while they develop a sense of trust. 一般说来，美国人是不会在如此轻松的环境里通过长时间的闲聊来评估他们的客人的，更不用说他们会在增进相互间信任的过程中带他们出去吃饭，或带他们去高尔夫球场。
2. Since we generally assess and probe professionally rather than socially, we start talking business very quickly. 既然我们通常是通过工作而不是社交来评估和了解他人的，我们就开门见山地谈生意。
3. It is impossible to assess the importance of a machine of this sort. 这类机器的重要性是不可估量的.
4. When these made a sound, they had to make a note of what they were doing and assess how happy and alert they felt. 当发出声响时，他们就要记下当时孩子们正在干什么，并评估孩子们从中所感受到的快乐和反应的敏捷程度。