from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To give notice to; inform: apprised us of our rights.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To notify, or to make aware; to inform.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To give notice, verbal or written; to inform; -- followed by of
- n. Notice; information.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Learning; instruction; information; lore.
- To give notice, verbal or written, to; inform; advise: followed by of before that of which notice is given: as, we will apprise the general of an intended attack; he apprised his father of what he had done.
- Synonyms Notify, acquaint, warn, tell, mention to.
- See apprize.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. inform (somebody) of something
- v. make aware of
- v. increase the value of
- v. gain in value
The labels apprise me of their contents: molybdenite of ammonia, chloride of antimony, permanganate of potash and ever so many other strange terms.
* '' 'Appraise/apprise' '': To appraise is to determine the value of something; to apprise is to inform others of something.
Appraise/apprise: To appraise is to determine the value of something; to apprise is to inform others of something.
(I love the word "apprise", it sounds so official.)
We met -- some NSC staffers remained in contact with Jennifer Harbury in February to kind of apprise her on the status of some of the diplomatic contacts we've had down in Guatemala.
She met with alumni Jan. 22 to apprise them of costs and funding strategies.
Jiu, who had a "close relationship" with ChÃ¡vez, was "wary of close contact with the U.S. Embassy" and was "quietly pensive" at the suggestion that China might apprise the U.S. in advance of its sales of communications satellites to Venezuela.
Jiu, who had a "close relationship" with Chávez, was "wary of close contact with the U.S. Embassy" and was "quietly pensive" at the suggestion that China might apprise the U.S. in advance of its sales of communications satellites to Venezuela.
Please, please apprise us all when Braise is returned home safe and sound.
I wanted to apprise you all of a few upcoming things.