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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [uh-ses-er]
    • /əˈsɛs ər/
    • /əˈses.ər/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [uh-ses-er]
    • /əˈsɛs ər/

Definitions of assessor word

  • countable noun assessor An assessor is a person who is employed to calculate the value of something, or the amount of money that should be paid, for example in tax. 3
  • countable noun assessor An assessor is a person who is an expert in a subject, especially someone asked to advise a court of law on that subject. 3
  • countable noun assessor An assessor is a person who judges the performance of someone else, for example in an exam, at an interview or at a sporting event. 3
  • noun assessor a person who evaluates the merits, importance, etc, of something, esp (in Britain) work prepared as part of a course of study 3
  • noun assessor a person who values property for taxation 3
  • noun assessor a person who estimates the value of damage to property for insurance purposes 3

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Origin of assessor

First appearance:

before 1350
One of the 20% oldest English words
1350-1400; Middle English assessour < Medieval Latin assessor one who assesses taxes, Latin: a judge's helper. See assess, -tor

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Parts of speech for Assessor


assessor popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 81% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

assessor usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for assessor

noun assessor

  • detective — A detective is someone whose job is to discover what has happened in a crime or other situation and to find the people involved. Some detectives work in the police force and others work privately.
  • monitor — (especially formerly) a student appointed to assist in the conduct of a class or school, as to help take attendance or keep order.
  • investigator — to examine, study, or inquire into systematically; search or examine into the particulars of; examine in detail.
  • police officer — any policeman or policewoman; patrolman or patrolwoman.
  • auditor — An auditor is an accountant who officially examines the accounts of organizations.

Top questions with assessor

  • what does assessor mean?
  • what does a county assessor do?

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