evaluate or estimate the nature, quality, ability, extent, or significance of; "I will have the family jewels appraised by a professional"; "access all the factors when taking a risk"
estimate the value of (property) for taxation; "Our house hasn't been assessed in years"
set or determine the amount of (a payment such as a fine)
charge (a person or a property) with a payment, such as a tax or a fine
the actual state of things; "that was not the case"
nouns or pronouns or adjectives (often marked by inflection) related in some way to other words in a sentence
a statement of facts and reasons used to support an argument; "he stated his case clearly"
a problem requiring investigation; "Perry Mason solved the case of the missing heir"
enclose in, or as if in, a case; "my feet were encased in mud"
a specific size and style of type within a type family
look over, usually with the intention to rob; "They men cased the housed"
an occurrence of something; "it was a case of bad judgment"; "another instance occurred yesterday"; "but there is always the famous example of the Smiths"
a person requiring professional services; "a typical case was the suburban housewife described by a marriage counselor"
a person of a specified kind (usually with many eccentricities); "a real character"; "a strange character
a small hole or loop (as in a needle); "the thread wouldn't go through the eye"
the organ of sight
good discernment (either visually or as if visually); "she has an eye for fresh talent"; "he has an artist's eye"
attention to what is seen; "he tried to catch her eye"
an area that is approximately central within some larger region; "it is in the center of town"; "they ran forward into the heart of the struggle"; "they were in the eye of the storm"
a quantity or amount or measure considered as a proportion of another quantity or amount or measure; "the literacy rate"; "the retention rate"; "the dropout rate"
a magnitude or frequency relative to a time unit; "they traveled at a rate of 55 miles per hour"; "the rate of change was faster than expected"
assign a rank or rating to; "how would you rank these students?"; "The restaurant is rated highly in the food guide"
estimate the value of; "How would you rate his chances to become President?"; "Gold was rated highly among the Romans"
be worthy of or have a certain rating; "This bond rates highly"
the relative speed of progress or change; "he lived at a fast pace"; "he works at a great rate"; "the pace of events accelerated"
amount of a charge or payment relative to some basis; "a 10-minute phone call at that rate would cost $5"
make sense of a language;
be a student of a certain subject; "She is reading for the bar exam"
to hear and understand; "I read you loud and clear!"
interpret something in a certain way; convey a particular meaning or impression; "I read this address as a satire"; "How should I take this message?"; "You can't take credit for this!"
interpret something that is written or printed; "read the advertisement"; "Have you read Salman Rushdie?"
look at, interpret, and say out loud something that is written or printed; "The King will read the proclamation at noon"
interpret the significance of, as of palms, tea leaves, intestines, the sky; also of human behavior; "She read the sky and predicted rain"; "I can't read his strange behavior"; "The fortune teller read his fate in the crystal ball"
obtain data from magnetic tapes; "This dictionary can be read by the computer"
indicate a certain reading; of gauges and instrume