Definitions for: Appraise

[v] consider in a comprehensive way; "He appraised the situation carefully before acting"
[v] place a value on; judge the worth of something; "I will have the family jewels appraised by a professional"

Webster (1913) Definition: Ap*praise", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Appraised; p. pr. &
vb. n. Appraising.] [Pref. ad- + praise. See Praise,
Price, Apprize, Appreciate.]
1. To set a value; to estimate the worth of, particularly by
persons appointed for the purpose; as, to appraise goods
and chattels.

2. To estimate; to conjecture.

Enoch . . . appraised his weight. --Tennyson.

3. To praise; to commend. [Obs.] --R. Browning.

Appraised the Lycian custom. --Tennyson.

Note: In the United States, this word is often pronounced,
and sometimes written, apprize.

Synonyms: assess, evaluate, measure, survey, valuate, value

See Also: analyse, analyze, canvass, censor, examine, grade, judge, mark, praise, rate, reassess, reevaluate, score, standardise, standardize, study

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