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English definition of “assess”

assess

verb [T] (ASK FOR MONEY)   /əˈses/
to charge someone an amount of money as a special payment: In order to complete the new clubhouse, all members will be assessed an additional $200 a year. assessment    /əˈses·mənt/ noun [C] Co-op owners had to pay an assessment to cover the cost of the roof repair.
(Definition of assess verb (ASK FOR MONEY) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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