What does appraise mean?

Definitions for appraiseəˈpreɪz

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word appraise.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. measure, evaluate, valuate, assess, appraise, value(verb)

    evaluate or estimate the nature, quality, ability, extent, or significance of

    "I will have the family jewels appraised by a professional"; "access all the factors when taking a risk"

  2. survey, appraise(verb)

    consider in a comprehensive way

    "He appraised the situation carefully before acting"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Appraise(verb)

    to set a value; to estimate the worth of, particularly by persons appointed for the purpose; as, to appraise goods and chattels

  2. Appraise(verb)

    to estimate; to conjecture

  3. Appraise(verb)

    to praise; to commend

  4. Origin: [Pref. ad- + praise. See Praise, Price, Apprize, Appreciate.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Appraise

    ap-prāz′, v.t. to set a price on: to value with a view to sale: to estimate the amount and quality of anything.—adj. Apprais′able.—ns. Apprais′al, appraisement; Appraise′ment, a valuation: estimation of quality; Apprais′er, one who values property: one who estimates quality. [Late in appearing; for some time used in the same sense as praise. Perh. formed on analogy of the synonymous Prize, Apprize.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of appraise in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of appraise in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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