What is the difference between "assess" and "examine"?
Jun 25, 2013 2:32 PM
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To assess something would be when you want to get an overall picture or idea of a condition of something, or of a situation as a whole, whereas to examine something typically implies that you're looking at an object for something(s) specific. For example, -The food inspector stopped by to assess the condition of the restaurant, and to make sure there were no food safety violations being committed. -The appraiser was hired by the buyer to assess the total value of the house before purchasing. -After the last hurricane, the damages were assessed to be in the billions of dollars For an examination or to examine, some examples would be: -The body was examined for signs of foul play -The diamond must be examined for flaws and imperfections before it can be given a price -Please examine this paragraph for me and see if I made any mistakes Hope this helps
June 25, 2013
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