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apprise

give notice of; acquaint; inform: He will apprise the client of the fee.
Not to be confused with:
appraise – assess; determine the worth of: She asked the jeweler to appraise her diamond ring.
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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.]
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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
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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]
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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
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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!"
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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
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apprise

verb
To impart information to:
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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
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

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
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

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)
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

apprise

[əˈpraɪz] vt (frm) to apprise sb of sthmettere qn a conoscenza di qc, informare qn di qc
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References in classic literature ?
"Oh, Rosa, whenever it opens, remember that not a moment must be lost in apprising the President."
The prime minister was further apprised that a pilot project under LESCO had been started making the process for new connection easier, enabling the consumers to calculate the used power price, apprising the consumers about the power price, timely information about the load shedding, and online bill payment facilities.
(We have to) protect the interest of the people.' Apprising the parliamentarians about the initiatives and reforms, the prime minister said the government would introduce the long-term initiatives.