Assess vs Review - What's the difference?
As verbs the difference between assess and review
is that assess
is to determine, estimate or judge the value of; to evaluate while review
is to survey; to look broadly over.
As a noun review is
a second or subsequent reading of a text or artifact.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
To determine, estimate or judge the value of; to evaluate
To impose or charge, especially as punishment for an infraction.
- He assessed the situation.
- The referee assessed a penalty for delaying the game.
To calculate and demand (the tax money due) from a person or entity.
- A $10.00 late fee will be assessed on all overdue accounts.
- Once you've submitted a tax return, the Tax Department will assess the amount of tax you still owe.
A second or subsequent reading of a text or artifact.
An account intended as a critical evaluation of a text or a piece of work.
- I need to make a review of the book before I can understand it.
(legal) A judicial reassessment of a case or an event.
- The newspaper review was full of praise for the play.
A stage show made up of sketches etc.
- The victims demanded a full judical review of the case.
A survey of the available items or material.
- The Cambridge Footlights Review launched many Monty Python faces.
A periodical which makes a survey of the arts or some other field.
- The magazine contained a review of Paris restaurants.
A military inspection or display for the benefit of superiors or VIPs.
- The Times Literary Review is published in London.
A forensic inspection to assess compliance with regulations or some code.
- The troops assembled for a review by the Queen.
- The regulators demanded a review against NYSE practices.
* judicial review
To survey; to look broadly over.
To write a critical evaluation of a new art work etc.; to write a review.
- Before I tackle the question directly, I must briefly review historical approaches to the problem.
To look back over in order to correct or edit; to revise.
(obsolete) To view or see again; to look back on.
* 1610–11 , (William Shakespeare), '', act IV, scene iv, in ''The Works of Mr. ''William Shake?pear''; in Eight Volumes , volume II (1709),
- The critic reviews every new play in London.
(obsolete) To retrace; to go over again.
* 1726 , (Alexander Pope) (translator), (Homer) (author), (Odyssey)'', book III, lines 127–128, in ''The Ody??ey of Homer , volume I (1760),
- Cam''[''illo''] What I do next, ?hall be next to tell the King // Of this E?cape, and whither they are bound: // Wherein my hope is, I ?hall ?o prevail, // To force him after: in who?e company // I ?hall review ''Sicilia ; for who?e ?ight, // I have a Woman’s Longing.
- Shall I the long, laborious ?cene review , // And open all the wounds of Greece anew?
* revise (v.)