verb (used with object), ap·prised, ap·pris·ing.
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Origin of apprise1
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH appriseappraise, apprise
Definition for apprise (2 of 2)
verb (used with object), ap·prised, ap·pris·ing.Obsolete.
Example sentences from the Web for apprise
Yet courage: the beneficent Destinies, kind in their sternness, are apprising us that this cannot continue.Past and Present|Thomas Carlyle
The first thing done was to send a telegram to Mr. Ford, apprising him that his son was found.The Outdoor Girls in Florida|Laura Lee Hope
A messenger arrives from the queen, apprising his Majesty that she desires to see him on the terrace of the pavilion.Tales from the Hindu Dramatists|R. N. Dutta
An express was despatched to the Secretary of the Navy apprising him of the movement.Sages and Heroes of the American Revolution|L. Carroll Judson
I began writing a telegram to my wife, apprising her of our good luck.Aladdin & Co.|Herbert Quick