Definitions for appraisaləˈpreɪ zəl

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ap•prais•aləˈpreɪ zəl(n.)

  1. the act of estimating or judging the nature or value of something or someone.

  2. a valuation, as for sale or taxation.

    Category: Business

  3. an estimate or considered opinion. Sometimes, ap•praise′ment.

Origin of appraisal:

1810–20

Princeton's WordNet

  1. appraisal, assessment(noun)

    the classification of someone or something with respect to its worth

  2. appraisal, estimate, estimation(noun)

    a document appraising the value of something (as for insurance or taxation)

  3. appraisal(noun)

    an expert estimation of the quality, quantity, and other characteristics of someone or something

Wiktionary

  1. appraisal(Noun)

    A judgment or assessment of the value of something, especially a formal one.

  2. Origin: to appraise + -al

Webster Dictionary

  1. Appraisal(noun)

    a valuation by an authorized person; an appraisement

British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'appraisal' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4565

  2. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'appraisal' in Nouns Frequency: #2728

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