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      vb   tr  
1    to assess the worth, value, or quality of  
2    to make a valuation of, as for taxation purposes  
     (C15: from Old French aprisier, from prisier to prize2)  
  appraisable      adj  
  appraiser      n  
  appraisingly      adv  
  appraisive      adj  
  appraisively      adv  
Appraise is sometimes wrongly used where apprise is meant: they had been apprised (not appraised) of my arrival  
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assay, assess, estimate, evaluate, eye up, gauge, inspect, judge, price, rate, recce     (slang)   review, size up     (informal)   survey, value  

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