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appraise

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Etymology 1Edit

From Old French aprisier (apraise, set a price on) (French apprécier), from Late Latin appretiare, from ad- + pretium (price, value) (English precious), from which also appreciate.

VerbEdit

appraise (third-person singular simple present appraises, present participle appraising, simple past and past participle appraised)

  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.
  3. To praise; to commend.
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Etymology 2Edit

Incorrect form of apprise.

VerbEdit

appraise (third-person singular simple present appraises, present participle appraising, simple past and past participle appraised)

  1. (proscribed) To apprise, inform.