Definition of assessor
1 : an official who assists a judge or magistrate
2 : one that assesses; especially : an official who assesses property for taxation
First Known Use of assessor
ASSESSOR Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of assessor for English Language Learners
: a person whose job is to officially say how much something (such as a property) is worth especially so that it can be taxed according to that value
law : a person who knows a lot about a particular subject and whose job is to give advice about that subject to a judge or other court official
: a person whose job is to officially say how well someone has done on a test, in a competition, etc.
Legal Definition of assessor
1 : one appointed or elected to assist a judge or magistrate; especially : one with special knowledge of the subject to be decided — see also master
2 : one that assesses; specifically : one that is authorized to assess property for taxation
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