ETYM See note under Rise.
1. To be fully aware of; realize fully; SYN. take account.
2. To recognize with gratitude; be grateful for.
3. To gain in value, as of a currency; SYN. revalue.
4. To increase the value, as of a currency.
assess / əses /
1. To value; to make a valuation or official estimate of for the purpose of taxation.
2. To apportion a sum to be paid by (a person, a community, or an estate), in the nature of a tax, fine, etc.; to impose a tax upon (a person, an estate, or an income) according to a rate or apportionment.
3. To determine and impose a tax or fine upon (a person, community, estate, or income); to tax.
4. To fix or determine the rate or amount of.
1. To determine the measurements of something or somebody, take measurements of; SYN. measure out.
2. To have certain dimensions.
3. To place a value on; judge the worth of something; SYN. evaluate, assess, appraise, value.
ETYM Perh. from Eng. rate, v. t., to value at a certain rate, to estimate, but more prob. from Swed. rata to find fault, to blame, to despise, to hold cheap; cf. Icel. hrat refuse, hrati rubbish.
1. To assign a rank or rating to; SYN. rank, range, order, grade, place.
2. To be worthy of or have a certain rating; SYN. deserve, merit.
3. To estimate the value of something; SYN. value.
value / væljuː /
1. To fix or determine the value of; assign a value to, as of jewelry or art work.
2. To hold in esteem; to consider valuable.