apprize

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ap·prize

 (ə-prīz′)
tr.v. ap·prized, ap·priz·ing, ap·priz·es
To appreciate; value.

ap•prize

(əˈpraɪz)

v.t. -prized, -priz•ing.
to appreciate; value.
[1400–50; < Middle French apris(i)er=a- a-5 + prisier to prize2]

apprize


Past participle: apprized
Gerund: apprizing

Imperative
apprize
apprize
Present
I apprize
you apprize
he/she/it apprizes
we apprize
you apprize
they apprize
Preterite
I apprized
you apprized
he/she/it apprized
we apprized
you apprized
they apprized
Present Continuous
I am apprizing
you are apprizing
he/she/it is apprizing
we are apprizing
you are apprizing
they are apprizing
Present Perfect
I have apprized
you have apprized
he/she/it has apprized
we have apprized
you have apprized
they have apprized
Past Continuous
I was apprizing
you were apprizing
he/she/it was apprizing
we were apprizing
you were apprizing
they were apprizing
Past Perfect
I had apprized
you had apprized
he/she/it had apprized
we had apprized
you had apprized
they had apprized
Future
I will apprize
you will apprize
he/she/it will apprize
we will apprize
you will apprize
they will apprize
Future Perfect
I will have apprized
you will have apprized
he/she/it will have apprized
we will have apprized
you will have apprized
they will have apprized
Future Continuous
I will be apprizing
you will be apprizing
he/she/it will be apprizing
we will be apprizing
you will be apprizing
they will be apprizing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been apprizing
you have been apprizing
he/she/it has been apprizing
we have been apprizing
you have been apprizing
they have been apprizing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been apprizing
you will have been apprizing
he/she/it will have been apprizing
we will have been apprizing
you will have been apprizing
they will have been apprizing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been apprizing
you had been apprizing
he/she/it had been apprizing
we had been apprizing
you had been apprizing
they had been apprizing
Conditional
I would apprize
you would apprize
he/she/it would apprize
we would apprize
you would apprize
they would apprize
Past Conditional
I would have apprized
you would have apprized
he/she/it would have apprized
we would have apprized
you would have apprized
they would have apprized
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.apprize - inform (somebody) of somethingapprize - 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.apprize - 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.apprize - gain in valueapprize - 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.apprize - increase the value ofapprize - 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!"
References in classic literature ?
The next day after being apprised of his new dignity he hastened to inform the King of Patagascar.
Conway, I apprised him of our friend's death, showing him the letters announcing it.
As such a man, however, was not of much practical use in the ship, especially as he refused to work except when he pleased, the incredulous captain would fain have been rid of him; but apprised that that individual's intention was to land him in the first convenient port, the archangel forthwith opened all his seals and vials -- devoting the ship and all hands to unconditional perdition, in case this intention was carried out.
He was not conscious of an effort, but a sharp pain in his wrist apprised him that he was trying to free his hands.
de Monte Cristo is apprised that this night a man will enter his house in the Champs-Elysees with the intention of carrying off some papers supposed to be in the secretary in the dressing-room.
We were, however, notwithstanding the assurances given us by the emperor, sufficiently apprised of the danger which we were exposed to in this expedition, whether we went by sea or land.
Phileas Fogg returned to the hotel, begged a moment's conversation with Aouda, and without more ado, apprised her that Jeejeeh was no longer at Hong Kong, but probably in Holland.
However, they became reassured as to the fate of future generations on being apprised that, according to the calculations of Laplace, this acceleration of motion is confined within very restricted limits, and that a proportional diminution of speed will be certain to succeed it.
Of all this the people are well apprised, and understand how far to carry their obstinacy, where their liberty or property is concerned.
But they seem not to have been apprised of the sentiments of that great man expressed in another part of his work, nor to have adverted to the consequences of the principle to which they subscribe with such ready acquiescence.
I had not long to wait before a stealthy sound apprised me of their nearness, and then a war-bonneted, paint-streaked face was thrust cautiously around the shoulder of the cliff, and savage eyes looked into mine.
Having ascertained the fact before alluded to, that the islanders,--from motives of precaution, dwelt altogether in the depths of the valleys, and avoided wandering about the more elevated portions of the shore, unless bound on some expedition of war or plunder, I concluded that if I could effect unperceived a passage to the mountain, I might easily remain among them, supporting myself by such fruits as came in my way until the sailing of the ship, an event of which I could not fail to be immediately apprised, as from my lofty position I should command a view of the entire harbour.