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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Assessor \As*sess"or\, n. [L., one who sits beside, the
assistant of a judge, fr. assid?re. See Assession. LL., one
who arranges of determines the taxes, fr. assid?re. See
Assess, v., and cf. Cessor.]
1. One appointed or elected to assist a judge or magistrate
with his special knowledge of the subject to be decided;
as legal assessors, nautical assessors. --Mozley & W.
2. One who sits by another, as next in dignity, or as an
assistant and adviser; an associate in office.
Whence to his Son,
The assessor of his throne, he thus began. --Milton.
With his ignorance, his inclinations, and his fancy,
as his assessors in judgment. --I. Taylor.
3. One appointed to assess persons or property for the
purpose of taxation. --Bouvier.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
n 1: an official who evaluates property for the purpose of
taxing it [syn: tax assessor, assessor]
From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :
50 Moby Thesaurus words for "assessor":
Internal Revenue Service, JA, amicus curiae, appraiser, assayer,
barmaster, cartographer, chancellor, chorographer, circuit judge,
customhouse, customs, estimator, evaluator, exciseman, farmer,
gauger, geodesist, judge advocate, judge ordinary, jurat,
justice in eyre, justice of assize, land surveyor, lay judge,
legal assessor, master, measurer, meter, military judge,
oceanographer, ombudsman, ordinary, police judge, presiding judge,
probate judge, publican, puisne judge, recorder, revenuer,
surveyor, tax assessor, tax collector, tax farmer, taxer, taxman,
topographer, valuator, valuer, vice-chancellor
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