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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"

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

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

  2. Appraiseverb

    to estimate; to conjecture

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

  3. Appraiseverb

    to praise; to commend

    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. Anuj Somany:

    A person who studies academic books seriously often fails miserably in the corporate life. The problem is largely not in the education, but usually in the intention of the people who appoint or appraise the performance of the talented employees in the organization.

  2. 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.

  3. Anuj Somany:

    The problem with the poor quality of an education anywhere is still minuscule in comparison to the trouble given by the people who are often given the responsibility to appoint and/or appraise the academically bright/right person.

  4. 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.

  5. Anuj Somany:

    There is no constitution ever followed in a private corporate organization to appoint, appreciate, appropriately appraise and accord deserved reward & recognition to the righteous person.

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