What does appraise mean?

Definitions for appraise
əˈpreɪzap·praise

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. measure, evaluate, valuate, assess, appraise, valueverb

    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, appraiseverb

    consider in a comprehensive way

    "He appraised the situation carefully before acting"

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. To APPRAISEverb

    To set a price upon any thing, in order to sale.

    Etymology: apprecier, Fr.

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  1. appraise

    To appraise means to assess or evaluate the quality, nature, ability, or significance of something or someone. It often involves assigning a monetary value to an object in the context of real estate, art, or other valuable goods.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Appraiseverb

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

  2. Appraiseverb

    to estimate; to conjecture

  3. Appraiseverb

    to praise; to commend

  4. Etymology: [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.]

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Numerology

  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

Examples of appraise in a Sentence

  1. Shunsuke Okashita:

    I sell modern age swords because it is difficult to appraise the old swords and know their true value.

  2. Ezra Pound:

    There are few things more difficult than to appraise the work of a man suddenly dead in his youth; to disentangle promise from achievement; to save him from that sentimentalizing which confuses the tragedy of the interruption with the merit of the work actually performed.

  3. Sun-Tzu:

    Appraise war in terms of the fundamental factors. The first of these factors is moral influence.

  4. Marianne Moore:

    When one cannot appraise out of one's own experience, the temptation to blunder is minimized, but even when one can, appraisal seems chiefly useful as appraisal of the appraiser.

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