Assessment is a word you hear a lot around schools –– it means figuring out what someone knows or has learned. A test can be an assessment tool, or a term paper, or a project.
More than just students are given assessments. You might bring your dad's plastic gnome collection to an expert for an assessment and find out it's worth all of $15.35. You might make a quick assessment of a situation –– say it's you, two bullies, your lunch money and a long hallway –– and decide to run.
n the act of judging or assessing a person or situation or event
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judgment involved in the determination of rights and the assignment of rewards and punishments
the final judgment in a legal proceeding; the act of pronouncing judgment based on the evidence presented
the act of disapproving or condemning
act of ascertaining or fixing the value or worth of
a judgment of the qualities of something or somebody
a judgment of the logistic support required for some particular military operation
value judgement, value judgment
an assessment that reveals more about the values of the person making the assessment than about the reality of what is assessed
the act of meting out justice according to the law
grading, marking, scoring
evaluation of performance by assigning a grade or score
an expert estimation of the quality, quantity, and other characteristics of someone or something
judgments about another person's morality
an estimation of the value of a business
the act of speaking contemptuously of
(law) the act of condemning (as land forfeited for public use) or judging to be unfit for use (as a food product or an unsafe building)
branding, stigmatisation, stigmatization
the act of stigmatizing
n the classification of someone or something with respect to its worth
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critical analysis, critical appraisal
an appraisal based on careful analytical evaluation
evaluation, rating, valuation
an appraisal of the value of something
an appraisal of the state of affairs
a rigorous or crucial appraisal
reappraisal, reassessment, revaluation, review
a new appraisal or evaluation
an appraisal that underestimates the value of something
a serious examination and judgment of something
too high a value or price assigned to something
too low a value or price assigned to something
the evaluation of something in terms of its price
the evaluation of something a second time (or more)
grade, mark, score
a number or letter indicating quality (especially of a student's performance)
an evaluation by a rating company of the probability that a particular bond issue will default
countercheck, double check
something that checks the correctness of a previous check
an assessment of the physical condition of a newborn infant; involves heart rate and muscle tone and respiratory effort and color and reflex responsiveness
a test based on blood groups to determine whether a particular man could be the biological father of a particular child; negative results prove he was not the father but positive results show only that he could be
a test measuring how a system functions when subjected to controlled amounts of stress
reappraisal of a situation or position or outlook