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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"
consider in a comprehensive way
"He appraised the situation carefully before acting"
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
To set a price upon any thing, in order to sale.
Etymology: apprecier, Fr.
to set a value; to estimate the worth of, particularly by persons appointed for the purpose; as, to appraise goods and chattels
to estimate; to conjecture
to praise; to commend
Etymology: [Pref. ad- + praise. See Praise, Price, Apprize, Appreciate.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
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.]
Appraise vs. Apprise -- In this Grammar.com article you will learn the differences between the words Appraise and Apprise.
The numerical value of appraise in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of appraise in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
Examples of appraise in a Sentence
Appraise war in terms of the fundamental factors. The first of these factors is moral influence.
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.
I sell modern age swords because it is difficult to appraise the old swords and know their true value.
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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