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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To inform or give notice.

Usage examples (34)
  • Ms. Chan wanted to apprise her employees about the company's mission.
  • Appraise/apprise: To appraise is to determine the value of something; to apprise is to inform others of something.
  • (I love the word "apprise", it sounds so official.)
  • We have to apprise you of the decease of L'Hage Abdallah 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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