verb (used with object), ap·praised, ap·prais·ing.
Origin of appraise
Can be confusedappraise apprise
Examples from the Web for appraise
We appraise the legacy of 9/11 through politics and the news, but side effects include numbness.
During gallery hours, he is seated at a desk, ready to “appraise” works of art as they come through the door.
As I listen to the TV hosts jackhammering over the soft Southern accents of the guests, I appraise butts.
As regards each article that is manufactured, some government official must interfere to appraise its value and to levy the tax.North America, Volume II (of 2)|Anthony Trollope
Such are some estimates of the quality of Fielding's genius, given by men not incompetent to appraise him.Henry Fielding: A Memoir|G. M. Godden
It often happens, however, that they do not appraise at its true value the training they have received.Vocational Guidance for Girls|Marguerite Stockman Dickson
I call them radically different because to prize names a practical, non-intellectual attitude, and to appraise names a judgment.Essays in Experimental Logic|John Dewey
It takes some time to catalogue and appraise such a collection, doesn't it?The Business of Life|Robert W. Chambers