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assault and battery in law, the act of, and charge against, an offender who threatens and carries out the threat to attack or do other physical violence to another.
assay to try out or test. [8 definitions]
assemblage a collection or gathering of people or things; assembly. [4 definitions]
assemble to gather (things or persons) into a group. [3 definitions]
assembly a group of people gathered together, usu. for a specific purpose. [4 definitions]
assembly line a set-up in a factory whereby a product being put together passes, in moving along a track, conveyor belt, or the like, a succession of stations with workers, each of whom adds, adjusts, or secures apart to the whole.
assemblyman a male member of a legislative assembly.
assemblywoman a female member of a legislative assembly.
assent to consent, agree, or give approval (usu. fol. by "to"). [3 definitions]
assert to state with force or confidence. [3 definitions]
assertion a declaration or statement, often without support or proof. [2 definitions]
assertive forward or aggressive in speech or action.
assess to examine and try to discover the extent, quality, or nature of; evaluate; measure. [3 definitions]
assessable combined form of assess.
assessment the amount of a tax, fine, or the like that is assessed. [3 definitions]
assessor one who assesses for tax purposes. [2 definitions]
asset a useful or desirable quality or thing. [3 definitions]
asseverate to declare with solemnity and earnestness; affirm.
asshole (vulgar) the anus. [4 definitions]
assiduous persistent and unremitting; constant. [2 definitions]
assign to set apart for a particular use or for use by a particular person. [6 definitions]