verb (used with object), ap·praised, ap·prais·ing.
Words nearby appraise
Origin of appraise
OTHER WORDS FROM appraise
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH appraiseappraise apprise
Examples from the Web for appraisive
So much the president was able to note in the appraisive glance—and to remember afterward.
She had risen to meet him by the time he had mounted the steps, and he knew that her first glance was appraisive.
Jeffard blew a cloud of smoke toward the ceiling, and took in the outward presentment of the pioneer in an appraisive eye-sweep.The Helpers|Francis Lynde