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ap·praise

 (ə-prāz′)
tr.v. ap·praised, ap·prais·ing, ap·prais·es
1. To estimate the price or value of: appraise a diamond; appraise real estate.
2. To make a considered judgment about; assess or size up: appraise a threat; appraised himself in the mirror. See Synonyms at estimate.

[Middle English appreisen, possibly from Old French aprisier, from Late Latin appretiāre : Latin ad-, ad- + Latin pretium, price; see per- in Indo-European roots.]

ap·prais′ing·ly adv.
ap·prais′a·ble adj.
ap·praise′ment n.
ap·prais′er n.
ap·prais′ing·ly adv.

appraise

(əˈpreɪz)
vb (tr)
1. to assess the worth, value, or quality of
2. (Banking & Finance) to make a valuation of, as for taxation purposes
[C15: from Old French aprisier, from prisier to prize2]
apˈpraisable adj
apˈpraiser n
apˈpraisingly adv
apˈpraisive adj
apˈpraisively adv
Usage: Appraise is sometimes wrongly used where apprise is meant: they had been apprised (not appraised) of my arrival

ap•praise

(əˈpreɪz)

v.t. -praised, -prais•ing.
1. to determine the worth, esp. monetary value, of.
2. to estimate the nature, quality, importance, etc. of: appraising the poetry of Milton.
[1400–50; late Middle English apraysen to set a value on, probably b. aprisen to apprize and preisen to praise (with sense of prize2)]
ap•prais′a•ble, adj.
ap•prais′er, n.
ap•prais′ing•ly, adv.
ap•prais′ive, adj.

appraise


Past participle: appraised
Gerund: appraising

Imperative
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Preterite
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Present Continuous
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Present Perfect
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Past Continuous
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Past Perfect
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Future
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Future Perfect
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Future Continuous
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Present Perfect Continuous
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Future Perfect Continuous
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Past Perfect Continuous
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Conditional
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Past Conditional
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.appraise - evaluate or estimate the nature, quality, ability, extent, or significance ofappraise - evaluate or estimate the nature, quality, ability, extent, or significance of; "I will have the family jewels appraised by a professional"; "access all the factors when taking a risk"
grade, score, mark - assign a grade or rank to, according to one's evaluation; "grade tests"; "score the SAT essays"; "mark homework"
rate, value - estimate the value of; "How would you rate his chances to become President?"; "Gold was rated highly among the Romans"
pass judgment, evaluate, judge - form a critical opinion of; "I cannot judge some works of modern art"; "How do you evaluate this grant proposal?" "We shouldn't pass judgment on other people"
assess - estimate the value of (property) for taxation; "Our house hasn't been assessed in years"
standardise, standardize - evaluate by comparing with a standard
reassess, reevaluate - revise or renew one's assessment
censor - subject to political, religious, or moral censorship; "This magazine is censored by the government"
praise - express approval of; "The parents praised their children for their academic performance"
2.appraise - consider in a comprehensive wayappraise - consider in a comprehensive way; "He appraised the situation carefully before acting"
analyse, analyze, examine, study, canvass, canvas - consider in detail and subject to an analysis in order to discover essential features or meaning; "analyze a sonnet by Shakespeare"; "analyze the evidence in a criminal trial"; "analyze your real motives"

appraise

verb assess, judge, review, estimate, survey, price, rate, value, evaluate, inspect, gauge, size up (informal), eye up, assay, recce (slang) Many companies were prompted to appraise their recruitment policies.
Usage: Appraise is sometimes used where apprise is meant: both patients had been fully apprised (not appraised) of the situation. This may well be due to the fact that appraise is considerably more common, and that people therefore tend to associate this meaning mistakenly with a word they know better.

appraise

verb
To make a judgment as to the worth or value of:
Translations

appraise

[əˈpreɪz] VT
1. (= value) [+ property, jewellery] → tasar, valorar
2. (= assess) [+ worth, importance] → estimar, apreciar; [+ situation] → evaluar; [+ staff] → evaluar
3. (US) (= price) → tasar

appraise

[əˈpreɪz] vt
(= evaluate) [+ situation] → évaluer; [+ work, employee, performance] → évaluer
[+ value] → estimer

appraise

vt (= estimate) value, damage(ab)schätzen; (= weigh up) personeinschätzen; character, ability(richtig) einschätzen, beurteilen; situationabschätzen; poem etcbeurteilen; performancebewerten; an appraising lookein prüfender Blick; he appraised the situation accurately/falselyer hat die Lage genau/falsch eingeschätzt

appraise

[əˈpreɪz] vt (value) → valutare, fare una stima di (fig) → dare or esprimere un giudizio su; (situation) → fare il bilancio di

appraise

vt. [value] apreciar, estimar, evaluar, ponderar.
References in classic literature ?
After some years, when all but one had had judgment given against them, that one was awarded the estate, which he asked his Attorney to have appraised.
She wanted to cry out at the recklessness of the thought, and in vain she appraised her own cleanness and culture and balanced all that she was against what he was not.
I was soon appraised of the subject of their conversation, as, calling to Sola, Tars Tarkas signed for her to send me to him.
The troops stationed there had fled, having been appraised some few hours earlier, by fugitives, of the defeat of Henry's army at Lewes.
It was like fighting with a demon for a human soul, and when I had fairly so appraised it I saw how the human soul--held out, in the tremor of my hands, at arm's length-- had a perfect dew of sweat on a lovely childish forehead.
He looked across at me, and his eye appraised my watch-chain, and then he incidentally spat and said something to the other convict, and they laughed and slued themselves round with a clink of their coupling manacle, and looked at something else.
Though Jerry never laid eyes on Somo again, Bashti returned with his tribe the same day, grinning and chuckling as he appraised the damage.
Such was the explanation given by Pierre Dorion, the half-breed interpreter, of this wild intrusion into the camp; and the party were so exasperated when appraised of the sanguinary intentions of the prisoners, that they were for shooting them on the spot.
8 proposals were appraised by the Committee today amounting to a total of Rs.
The floating rate loan has a three-year initial term with two one-year extension options and an appraised loan-to-value ("LTV") of approximately 41%.
ALL THAT GLITTER - Christie's auction house appraiser David Warren (left) examines one of the pieces of jewelry from the Roumeliotes Collection, one of three sets in the Marcos Jewelry Collection, which was ordered appraised by the Presidential Commission on Good Government (PCGG) and the Bureau of Customs (BOC) yesterday at the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas.
Redfield couldn't sell the house for less than 90 percent of its appraised value until 36 months had passed.