apprise vs appraise

apprise appraise


  • 1) obsolete Notice; information.
  • 2) Learning; instruction; information; lore.
  • 3) transitive To notify, or to make aware; to inform.
  • 4) See apprize.
  • 5) Synonyms Notify, acquaint, warn, tell, mention to.
  • 6) To give notice, verbal or written, to; inform; advise: followed by of before that of which notice is given: as, we will apprise the general of an intended attack; he apprised his father of what he had done.
  • 7) Seeapprize.
  • 8) To give notice, verbal or written; to inform; -- followed by of


  • 1) proscribed To apprise, inform.
  • 2) To estimate; to conjecture.
  • 3) To praise; to commend.
  • 4) To set a value; to estimate the worth of, particularly by persons appointed for the purpose; as, to appraise goods and chattels.
  • 5) consider in a comprehensive way
  • 6) To estimate generally, in regard to quality, service, size, weight, etc.
  • 7) To value in current money; officially set a price upon; estimate the value of: used especially of the action of a person or persons appointed for the purpose, under direction of law or by agreement of persons interested: as, to appraise the goods and estate of a deceased person, or goods taken under a distress for rent.
  • 8) . To value; prize.
  • 9) .Tovalue;prize.
  • 10) To make a considered judgment about; assess or size up: synonym: estimate.
  • 11) To estimate the price or value of.
  • 12) To set a value; to estimate the worth of, particularly by persons appointed for the purpose.
  • 13) obsolete To praise; to commend.


  • 1) And she knew it was wrong, she didn't need Cerezzi to tell her, to apprise someone under investigation of the informant against them.
  • 2) Jimmy, you will go south to Duko and apprise him of what we face.
  • 3) The labels apprise me of their contents: molybdenite of ammonia, chloride of antimony, permanganate of potash and ever so many other strange terms.
  • 4) Appraise/apprise: To appraise is to determine the value of something; to apprise is to inform others of something.
  • 5) * '' 'Appraise/apprise' '': To appraise is to determine the value of something; to apprise is to inform others of something.
  • 6) (I love the word "apprise", it sounds so official.)
  • 7) We met -- some NSC staffers remained in contact with Jennifer Harbury in February to kind of apprise her on the status of some of the diplomatic contacts we've had down in Guatemala.
  • 8) She met with alumni Jan. 22 to apprise them of costs and funding strategies.
  • 9) Jiu, who had a "close relationship" with Chávez, was "wary of close contact with the U.S. Embassy" and was "quietly pensive" at the suggestion that China might apprise the U.S. in advance of its sales of communications satellites to Venezuela.
  • 10) Jiu, who had a "close relationship" with Chávez, was "wary of close contact with the U.S. Embassy" and was "quietly pensive" at the suggestion that China might apprise the U.S. in advance of its sales of communications satellites to Venezuela.
  • 11) ‘Likewise, readers are also apprised of how ambiguous a clue to morality deception may be.’
  • 12) ‘It would also be nice if these hidden costs were less hidden - if the artist were apprised of what was going on in his or her name and had to sign off before incurring substantial debt.’
  • 13) ‘There is another reason for continuing to drive cars for personal travel even if we are fully apprised of all the immediate and more remote costs.’
  • 14) ‘As a writer I'm deeply apprised of the need to keep the words uncluttered of any urge to rouse easy emotions.’
  • 15) ‘What happens if he is apprised of this fact, perhaps by being presented with an argument from those propositions to the denial of?’
  • 16) ‘I understand that you were apprised of the situation from its earliest stages, although not directly involved.’
  • 17) ‘When community members were apprised of this plan, they warned the editors that everyone would leave.’
  • 18) ‘But Anne was much more than this; she was fully apprised of the plans and frequently acted as confidential messenger.’
  • 19) ‘When requested by a student, family members were apprised of the difficulties faced by the student.’
  • 20) ‘I suppose perhaps the more relevant question which it is silent on is whether the Minister was apprised of the marriage.’
  • 21) ‘After he was apprised of Stacy's condition, he then wanted to know what had happened.’
  • 22) ‘Time was set aside each afternoon for informal meetings to apprise other staff members of the team's activities and progress.’
  • 23) ‘We have a strict house rule that she does not move from room to room without apprising me of what she's doing (because she always needs help) but it was her intent to put on her robe and go to the kitchen alone.’
  • 24) ‘He must have some way of apprising his followers of his whereabouts.’
  • 25) ‘‘I have apprised metro officials about this,’ he said.’
  • 26) ‘We agreed that if that took until the next annual meeting - as long as we were all apprised in writing of any issues that come up - no one had a problem with the arrangement.’
  • 27) ‘The local people apprised the Chief minister about their problems.’
  • 28) ‘Full disclosure of such potential conflict must be made to apprise the client of relevant facts so that the client is able to give his informed consent to transactions executed for the client, or to reject such transactions if he so desires.’
  • 29) ‘Commentators and politicians who took democracy seriously would try and apprise us of these complexities, admit to their own anxieties and offer us legitimate alternatives so we could make up our own mind.’
  • 30) ‘I will tell him that this is a blow at the heart of democracy which the Commonwealth will not stand for, and apprise him of the numerous mechanisms through which it will make its displeasure felt.’


  • 1) Lettice, introduced, stood back a little, wary, seeming to appraise them both.
  • 2) I saw the stallion pull back from the opening he had made and suddenly appraise his situation with a man's intelligence.
  • 3) She nodded to herself as she continued to appraise his short back and sides.
  • 4) This is the item Horatio invited you down here to appraise.
  • 5) Park at the curb (by the owls) to "appraise" him of the suspected rodent murder at the school grounds.
  • 6) Hecker had quietly stashed in North Dakota allegedly so jeweler friends could "appraise" them.
  • 7) If your job were to appraise toxic debt could you in all honesty exclude the factors noted above, that interfere with price discovery?
  • 8) At Christie's since 1998, Giovanna Bertazzoni has a relentless schedule, flying in and out of the British capital regularly to meet with private collectors to appraise their works.
  • 9) The final item on our agenda, the raison d'être I'd invited Mr. Keno over in the first place, was to examine the table by the front door, the one that resembled the piece of furniture I'd seen him appraise on "Roadshow," and which also came from my grandmother.
  • 10) The conception that its business is to appraise, to judge in the legal and moral sense, arrests the perception of those who are influenced by the criticism that assumes this task.
  • 11) Most "well-managed" organizations have collected the information they need to appraise the 2010 performance of their employees and either have given -- or are about to give -- the results to them.
  • 12) ‘But to my way of thinking, meta-analysis provides a more important secondary benefit of critically appraising the quality of the data entered into its review.’
  • 13) ‘It should appraise the quality of the evidence and decide whether that justifies the conclusion reached eg, whether it justifies a conclusion that the applicant obtained permission to entry by fraud or deceit.’
  • 14) ‘When is the right time to appraise the quality of the suggestions made by respondents?’
  • 15) ‘Secondly, the problem of how to appraise the quality of qualitative studies remains.’
  • 16) ‘The aim of the focus groups was to identify the needs, expectations, and problems of consumers with respect to health information on the internet, with emphasis on how consumers appraise the quality of such information.’
  • 17) ‘Until initiatives such as dot health or high quality web searching tools become available, the onus will remain with users to search effectively and appraise the quality of the sites retrieved.’
  • 18) ‘A systematic review is a critical assessment of existing evidence that addresses a focused clinical question, includes a comprehensive literature search, appraises the quality of studies, and reports results in a systematic manner.’
  • 19) ‘They also take the opportunity to look to the future and appraise the family job and training needs.’
  • 20) ‘Although admittedly difficult to achieve, we believe that an effort to appraise and enhance the quality of bronchoscopy training is necessary.’
  • 21) ‘The bids are evaluated and schemes are appraised to see if they are achieving their targets every three months.’
  • 22) ‘The most powerful response is that autonomy need in no way require that people be in a position to step away from all of their connections and values and to critically appraise them.’
  • 23) ‘These included more flexibility in the time allowed to assess claims and the allocation of more time to fairly appraise complex disputes.’
  • 24) ‘You can assess the dance routines, evaluate the vocal abilities, appraise the costumes, and carefully evaluate the lighting, staging, camera angles and video editing for each act.’
  • 25) ‘‘We will consider the need for further work to appraise the dualling option once the Highways Agency's current work on the route management strategy has been completed,’ he said.’
  • 26) ‘These organisations can also appraise the accessibility of their premises to assess whether they meet the new requirements for access.’
  • 27) ‘Unfortunately, with the exception of blood tests for anemia, there are no assessments that accurately appraise your nutritional status.’
  • 28) ‘‘Some interesting techniques,’ he appraised coolly, pulling the wrapping off and setting it aside.’
  • 29) ‘His comments on prematurity also cast light on the way in which he appraised the Claimant's evidence and the benefit he ascribed to the proposed housing provision itself.’
  • 30) ‘We then calculated the average absolute value of these discrepancies across all the group members who appraised that participant.’
  • 31) ‘To appraise shape changes alone, we standardized the size of the specimens by dividing the initial coordinates of the outlines by the area.’
  • 32) ‘Although it has been widely assumed that general practice tutors will appraise general practitioners, no official statement has been made to this effect.’
  • 33) ‘It insisted that appraisal of senior hospital doctors should be undertaken only by doctors who were appropriately trained and came from similar backgrounds to the doctors being appraised.’
  • 34) ‘I wasn't a manager and was unlikely to have to formally appraise colleagues and the time management workshop seemed a waste of time.’
  • 35) ‘For those in posts, supervisor assessments were obtained for 46 trainees to appraise their performance three months into practice.’
  • 36) ‘It appraises the employee's skill, usefulness and mental capacity and also evaluates the employee's mental status, psychology and most importantly their state of mind.’
  • 37) ‘Lately, as companies work to appraise their performance on a variety of levels, status metrics in the form of executive dashboards have received a lot of attention.’
  • 38) ‘Staff may be appraised both upon the quantity of calls made or received and conformity to the script.’
  • 39) ‘Mock interviews were carried out by professionals and the Year 10 applicants were all appraised before the ‘job’ was given to one of them.’
  • 40) ‘Relevant staff then need to be appraised and the extent and quality of the team's skills base assessed.’
  • 41) ‘Managers annually appraise the employees reporting to them in one-to-one meetings.’
  • 42) ‘We have no law that states people can buy a house only after it has been appraised by a valuer, and that people are not allowed to throw their money away on a farm that will not produce.’
  • 43) ‘An official agency has appraised the top value at $20,000 per square foot, although this may be puffed up.’
  • 44) ‘Banks engaged registered valuers to appraise a property before they lent on it, and while the buyers paid for that valuer, the banks usually did not allow the buyers to see it.’
  • 45) ‘They arranged for an independent valuer to appraise their ‘investment’.’
  • 46) ‘Consultants have been promoting the sale of government businesses rather than systematically appraising the value of those assets.’
  • 47) ‘A home is appraised after you've agreed to the purchase price.’
  • 48) ‘Of the ones I saw, only the one that I appraised was worth more than the turn-in price.’
  • 49) ‘As in most American taxing jurisdictions, the assessor first appraises the separate market value of land and buildings for each taxable parcel.’
  • 50) ‘Those attempting to get loans just have to show the goods to be pawned to an officer, who would spend a little time to appraise the estimated value of the items.’
  • 51) ‘Part of my job is to appraise used guns that people bring us for resale.’
  • 52) ‘The film tracks the movement of the violin through time and space until we find it on the auction block in modern day Canada, where an authentication expert is appraising its value.’
  • 53) ‘Or the company accountant can appraise the value of the shares.’
  • 54) ‘He said the property measured about 1,300 square meters, but the government had yet to appraise the value of the land and the house.’
  • 55) ‘Also, the ability to appraise the value of a dot-com brand name is still developing.’
  • 56) ‘The schedule lists a number of items other than inventory, which were appraised at a value of $360.00.’
  • 57) ‘The museum appraised the value of his weapon at more than $500,000 and his dad's at nearly $350,000.’
  • 58) ‘The Board of Supervisors has until November 21 to decide whether to accept the offer, and has engaged a professional firm to appraise the property's value.’
  • 59) ‘If the value of the project was appraised at less than $12.5 million dollars, then the participation fee would have been nil.’
  • 60) ‘That's part of his plan to make a living when he retires from appraising real estate.’
  • 61) ‘Economic tools such as cost-benefit analysis can be used to appraise transport schemes in a way which accounts for these environmental impacts, so long as environmental valuation methods can be applied successfully.’

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