Appraise - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |əˈpreɪz|  American pronunciation of the word appraise
Brit.  |əˈpreɪz|  British pronunciation of the word appraise
- evaluate or estimate the nature, quality, ability, extent, or significance of (syn: assess, evaluate, measure, value)
I will have the family jewels appraised by a professional
- consider in a comprehensive way (syn: survey)
He appraised the situation carefully before acting

Examples

The ring must be appraised by a jeweler before it can be insured.

What is the property's appraised value?

In the book, he appraises Hollywood's recent films and contrasts them with several independent films.

The house was appraised at seventy thousand dollars.

Greenpeace has been invited to appraise the environmental costs of such an operation.

His eyes appraised her face.

I will have the family jewels appraised by a professional

He appraised the situation carefully before acting

Word forms

verb
I/you/we/they: appraise
he/she/it: appraises
present participle: appraising
past tense: appraised
past participle: appraised
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