verb (used with object), ap·prised, ap·pris·ing.
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Origin of apprise1
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH appriseappraise, apprise
Words nearby apprise
Definition for apprise (2 of 2)
verb (used with object), ap·prised, ap·pris·ing.Obsolete.
Example sentences from the Web for apprise
It’s not a high-confidence forecast with an atmospheric setup such as it is, but we’ll keep you apprised of changes to the timing and amounts of rain this weekend.D.C.-area forecast: Cooler today, with some drizzle and showers. Turning warmer through the weekend.|A. Camden Walker|April 9, 2021|Washington Post
In a memo apprising staffers of McNeil’s resignation, Baquet and Times Managing Editor Joe Kahn included the intent-neutral standard quoted above.New York Times bails on intent-neutral standard when discussing epithets|Erik Wemple|February 11, 2021|Washington Post
After being apprised of the developments, Cherri Armstrong, a 20-year-old registered Democrat who works at an Amazon warehouse, didn’t like what she was hearing about either man.A covid-19 diagnosis, texts suggesting infidelity roil pivotal N.C. Senate race|Pam Kelley, Rachael Bade, Paul Kane|October 6, 2020|Washington Post
The unlocking of the yard door would apprise us of the entrance of a guard, before the latter could observe Wingie at my cell.Prison Memoirs of an Anarchist|Alexander Berkman
They apprise him also of his confirmation as "Governor of our Plantation," and of the names of the Councillors joined with him.The Loyalists of America and Their Times, Vol. 1 of 2|Egerton Ryerson
Ought we not to make a run to Dresden, therefore, and apprise the Polish Majesty?History Of Friedrich II. of Prussia, Vol. VII. (of XXI.)|Thomas Carlyle
The night was unusually cold, but they dared not start a fire, lest it should apprise their enemies of their presence.The Life of Kit Carson|Edward S. Ellis
To-morrow the symphonies may perhaps be tried over at the Archduke's if I am able to go out, of which I will apprise you.Beethoven's Letters 1790-1826, Volume 1 of 2|Lady Wallace