apprize

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[ uh-prahyz ]
/ əˈpraɪz /

verb (used with object), ap·prized, ap·priz·ing. Obsolete.

Origin of apprize

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1400–50; late Middle English aprisen < Middle French apris(i)er, equivalent to a- a-5 + prisier to prize2
Related formsap·priz·er, noun

Definition for apprize (2 of 3)

apprize

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[ uh-prahyz ]
/ əˈpraɪz /

verb (used with object), ap·prized, ap·priz·ing.


Definition for apprize (3 of 3)

apprise

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or ap·prize

[ uh-prahyz ]
/ əˈpraɪz /

verb (used with object), ap·prised, ap·pris·ing.

to give notice to; inform; advise (often followed by of): to be apprised of the death of an old friend.

Origin of apprise

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1685–95; < French appris taught, informed, past participle of apprendre; see apprehend
Can be confusedappraise apprise
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apprise

apprize

/ (əˈpraɪz) /

verb

(tr often foll by of) to make aware; inform

Word Origin for apprise

C17: from French appris, from apprendre to teach; learn; see apprehend

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