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Appraise


APPRA'ISE, verb transitive [Latin ad and pretium, price. See Price and Appreciate.]

This word is written and often pronounced after the French and Italian manner. But generally it is pronounced more correctly apprize, directly from the Eng. price or prize. [See Apprize.]

To set a value; to estimate the worth, particularly by persons appointed for the purpose.