verb (used with object), ap·praised, ap·prais·ing.
Origin of appraise
Examples from the Web for appraisable
So far as these reforms were appraisable, they were reckoned to be equivalent to a saving of not less than 6s.
British Dictionary definitions for appraisable
Word Origin for appraise
Word Origin and History for appraisable
c.1400, "to set a value on," from stem of Old French aprisier "apraise, set a price on" (14c., Modern French apprécier), from Late Latin appretiare "value, estimate," from ad- "to" (see ad-) + pretium "price" (see price (n.)). Original English spelling apprize altered by influence of praise. Related: Appraised; appraising.