appraise appraise  /ə ˈpreɪz/


  1. (v) evaluate or estimate the nature, quality, ability, extent, or significance of
  2. (v) consider in a comprehensive way

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  1. Acosta has filed a not-guilty plea and cannot do appraiser work while the charges are outstanding.
  2. I wrapped reportage on the documentary and the book around my memories as a film critic and appraiser of early-70s triple-X movies.
  3. PTI's Gibbs and Poniewozik appraise Palin's first encounter with the mainstream media.


  • Geri Armalavage Only Woman in U.S. to Achieve Both MAI and CBA Appraisal Designations

    Geri Armalavage, senior managing director of Valbridge Property Advisors is the only woman in the United States to obtain prestigious designations from both the Certified Business Appraiser and the Appraisal Institute. (PRWeb June 06, 2013) Read the full story at
    on June 7, 2013     Source: PRWeb


  1. "I'm not sure," Rodriguez said. "I mean, that's not my job to evaluate or appraise players. I love to play baseball."
    on Dec 13, 2007 By: Alex Rodriguez Source: CBS News

  2. "It is five months since the formation of the inclusive government of Zimbabwe, and I am here to appraise President Zuma as the head of SADC region about the situation. Yes, as inclusive government there are areas where we made progress while...
    on Aug 3, 2009 By: Morgan Tsvangirai Source: The Zimbabwean

  3. "Given the current downturn in the local housing market and the rise in foreclosures, I do not believe we can accurately appraise housing values during this time and I firmly believe we should not lock homeowners into a valuation rate for...
    on Nov 16, 2008 By: Pat McCrory Source:

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