apprise


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ap·prise

 (ə-prīz′)
tr.v. ap·prised, ap·pris·ing, ap·pris·es
To give notice to; inform: apprised us of our rights.

[French apprendre, appris-, from Old French aprendre, to learn, from Latin apprehendere, apprēndere; see apprentice.]

apprise

(əˈpraɪz) or

apprize

vb
(often foll by: of) to make aware; inform
[C17: from French appris, from apprendre to teach; learn; see apprehend]
Usage: See at appraise

ap•prise

(əˈpraɪz)

v.t. -prised, -pris•ing.
to give notice to; inform.
[1685–95; < French appris, past participle of apprendre to inform; see apprehend]

apprise


Past participle: apprised
Gerund: apprising

Imperative
apprise
apprise
Present
I apprise
you apprise
he/she/it apprises
we apprise
you apprise
they apprise
Preterite
I apprised
you apprised
he/she/it apprised
we apprised
you apprised
they apprised
Present Continuous
I am apprising
you are apprising
he/she/it is apprising
we are apprising
you are apprising
they are apprising
Present Perfect
I have apprised
you have apprised
he/she/it has apprised
we have apprised
you have apprised
they have apprised
Past Continuous
I was apprising
you were apprising
he/she/it was apprising
we were apprising
you were apprising
they were apprising
Past Perfect
I had apprised
you had apprised
he/she/it had apprised
we had apprised
you had apprised
they had apprised
Future
I will apprise
you will apprise
he/she/it will apprise
we will apprise
you will apprise
they will apprise
Future Perfect
I will have apprised
you will have apprised
he/she/it will have apprised
we will have apprised
you will have apprised
they will have apprised
Future Continuous
I will be apprising
you will be apprising
he/she/it will be apprising
we will be apprising
you will be apprising
they will be apprising
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been apprising
you have been apprising
he/she/it has been apprising
we have been apprising
you have been apprising
they have been apprising
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been apprising
you will have been apprising
he/she/it will have been apprising
we will have been apprising
you will have been apprising
they will have been apprising
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been apprising
you had been apprising
he/she/it had been apprising
we had been apprising
you had been apprising
they had been apprising
Conditional
I would apprise
you would apprise
he/she/it would apprise
we would apprise
you would apprise
they would apprise
Past Conditional
I would have apprised
you would have apprised
he/she/it would have apprised
we would have apprised
you would have apprised
they would have apprised
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.apprise - inform (somebody) of somethingapprise - inform (somebody) of something; "I advised him that the rent was due"
inform - impart knowledge of some fact, state or affairs, or event to; "I informed him of his rights"
2.apprise - make aware of; "Have the students been apprised of the tuition hike?"
direct - give directions to; point somebody into a certain direction; "I directed them towards the town hall"
brief - give essential information to someone; "The reporters were briefed about the President's plan to invade"
inform - impart knowledge of some fact, state or affairs, or event to; "I informed him of his rights"
3.apprise - gain in valueapprise - gain in value; "The yen appreciated again!"
increase - become bigger or greater in amount; "The amount of work increased"
apprise, apprize, appreciate - increase the value of; "The Germans want to appreciate the Deutsche Mark"
4.apprise - increase the value ofapprise - increase the value of; "The Germans want to appreciate the Deutsche Mark"
revalue - value anew; "revalue the German Mark"
revalue, apprise, apprize, appreciate - gain in value; "The yen appreciated again!"

apprise

verb make aware, tell, warn, advise, inform, communicate, notify, enlighten, acquaint, give notice, make cognizant Have the customers been fully apprised of the advantages? see appraise

apprise

verb
To impart information to:
Translations

apprise

[əˈpraɪz] VT (frm) → informar
to apprise sb of sthinformar a algn de algo
to be apprised ofestar al corriente de
I was never apprised of your decisionno se me comunicó su decisión, no me informaron de su decisión

apprise

[əˈpraɪz] (formal) vt (= notify) → informer
to apprise sb of sth → informer qn de qch
to be apprised of sth → être informé(e) de qch

apprise

vt (form)in Kenntnis setzen (geh), → Kenntnis geben (+dat) (geh); I am apprised that …man hat mich davon in Kenntnis gesetzt or mir davon Kenntnis gegeben, dass … (geh)

apprise

[əˈpraɪz] vt (frm) to apprise sb of sthmettere qn a conoscenza di qc, informare qn di qc
References in classic literature ?
A single look was sufficient to apprise the pretended leech that the invalid was far beyond his powers of healing.
Brocklehurst to apprise Miss Temple and the teachers of my vicious nature.
Half an hour will suffice to apprise them; will you go for them yourself, or shall you send?
Mordaunt had called on the bishop that very evening to apprise him of the religious desire expressed by the king and also of Cromwell's permission.
Delafield, if you wish to apprise him of his good fortune, you have only to attend my music party to-morrow evening, and I will take particular care that you get acquainted with the humane hero.
The ladies were met in the hall by Judge Temple, who took his daughter aside to apprise her of that alteration in the appearance of their new inmate, with which she was already acquainted.
I must keep my eye upon the gun; the smoke will apprise me -- the report arrives too late; it lags behind the missile.
It was on the impulse of the moment that he had resolved to trot over to Emminster, and hence had not written to apprise his mother and father, aiming, however, to arrive about the breakfast hour, before they should have gone out to their parish duties.
A glance in the direction toward which he was looking was sufficient to apprise me of his aims and at the same time to fill me with the dread of dire apprehension, for, streaming in from all directions across the meadow, from out of the forest, and from the far distance of the flat land across the river, I could see converging upon us a hundred different lines of wildly leaping creatures such as we were now engaged with, and with them some strange new monsters which ran with great swiftness, now erect and now upon all fours.
Some men must marry to elevate themselves a little, but when I am in need of that, I hope some one will tell me so--I hope some individual will apprise me of the fact.
Gahan laid his hand upon the hilt of his sword and drew it slowly from its scabbard that he might make no noise that would apprise the creature of his presence.
He knew that none might approach him so cautiously as to elude those alert and sensitive ears of his; then there were his eyes, too, for he could see well at night; and his nose, if they came toward him from up-wind, would apprise him of the approach of an enemy while they were still a great way off.