Borrowed from Old French aprisier (“apraise, set a price on”) (compare modern French apprécier), from Late Latin appretiare, from ad- + Latin pretium (“price, value”) (English precious), from which also appreciate, a doublet.
- (transitive) To determine the value or worth of something, particularly as a person appointed for this purpose.
- to appraise goods and chattels
- (transitive) To consider comprehensively.
- (transitive) To judge the performance of someone, especially a worker.
- At the end of the contract, you will be appraised by your line manager.
- (transitive) To estimate; to conjecture.
- (transitive) To praise; to commend.
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Form of apprise in use since 1706 but considered incorrect by some.