assessor[ uh-ses-er ]SEE DEFINITION OF assessor
Synonyms for assessor
- police officer
- private eye
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ASSESSOR
The assessor in 1860 reported only two quartz-mills in the county.
At the trial of Roubaud he acted as assessor to the assizes.
The sisters read the following remarks, in the handwriting of the Assessor.
If the Assessor happened also to come in, there was a terrible noise.
Mrs. Gunilla and the Assessor quarrelled till the last moment.
The Assessor puts the question—What is the bitterest affliction?
In the midst of these little occurrences the Assessor came in.
The Assessor shook out the "family-roof" in the hall in indignation.
The Assessor vanished, and Petrea hastened down to her mother and sisters.
The Assessor alighted from it, came in, and offered Petrea his arm.
late 14c., from Old French assessor "assistant judge, assessor (in court)" (12c., Modern French assesseur) and directly from Latin assessor "an assistant, aid; an assistant judge," in Late Latin "one who assesses taxes," literally "a sitter-by," agent noun from past participle stem of assidere (see assess).