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Other Appraise Definition

[v] consider in a comprehensive way; "He appraised the situation carefully before acting"
[v] place a value on; judge the worth of something; "I will have the family jewels appraised by a professional"

Misc. Definitions

\Ap*praise"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Appraised}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Appraising}.] [Pref. ad- + praise. See {Praise}, {Price}, {Apprize}, {Appreciate}.]
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. Enoch . . . appraised his weight. --Tennyson.
3. To praise; to commend. [Obs.] --R. Browning. Appraised the Lycian custom. --Tennyson. Note: In the United States, this word is often pronounced, and sometimes written, apprize.

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