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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To make an estimate of a thing's value.

Usage examples (24)
  • The realtor made an appointment to appraise the house.
  • Hecker had quietly stashed in North Dakota allegedly so jeweler friends could "appraise" them.
  • But how can we appraise the work of each one of them?
  • Who can appraise aright the price of that one locket? for more
Tutoring comment
  • A private club may "apprise" (inform) you that you've been accepted as a member after it has "appraised" (assessed the quality or value of) your community service.
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