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ap·praise / əˈprāz/ • v. [tr.] assess the value or quality of: she stealthiliy appraised him in a pocket mirror | [intr.] the interviewer's job is to appraise and evaluate. ∎  (of an official or expert) set a price on; value: they appraised the painting at $200,000. DERIVATIVES: ap·prais·er n. ap·prais·ing·ly adv.

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appraise XV. alt., by assim. to PRAISE, of arch. apprize, †apprise — OF. aprisier, f. a- AD- + pris PRICE.
Hence appraisal XIX, appraisement XVII.

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