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(uh PRAYZ) (verb
To place a value on; to judge the worth of something: The agent decided to appraise the house at $100,000 for tax purposes.
(uh PRIGHZ) (verb
To inform or to give notice to someone about something; to notify: Police should apprise an arrested person of his or her right to remain silent and to be represented by a lawyer.
(uh PRIGHZ) (noun
Something offered or won as an award for superiority or victory, as in a contest or competition: Jordan won a prize for compiling the best computer program.
After the important contest, Perry's friend wanted to apprise his coach of the fact that he won a prize.
Dave's friend was asked by the reporters to appraise the value of the prize, but he declined to do it.
, apprises; apprised; apprising
To give information to someone, to inform: Mike wanted to be apprised
of the cost of the trip to Hawaii.
After the medical examination, Mildred asked the doctor to please apprise her of the results as soon as he gets them.
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