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 ?
Very soon, about a dozen young imps were roosting, like so many crows, on the verandah railings, each one determined to be the first one to apprize the strange Mas'r of his ill luck.
Let me use my authority as a leech,'' answered Rebecca, ``and enjoin you to keep silence, and avoid agitating reflections, whilst I apprize you of what you desire to know.
the mighty news How somebody had somehow somewhere seen Their tree-top-tuft of bloom above the wall, And came now to apprize them the tree's self Was no such crab-sort as should go feed swine, But veritable gold, the Hesperian ball Ordained for Hercules to haste and pluck, And bear and give the Gods to banquet with-- Hercules standing ready at the door.
From macro to micro, the assembly will apprize you of the status of the Chinese furniture production industry and new trends, along with discussions on how to face the challenge of upgrading the industry.
Like Saladin and later characters of higher social status, such as Fiammetta's Philip Augustus, he is an "accorto uomo," an able listener who can quickly apprize the meaning of the moment, when the meaning is conveyed with verbal skill.