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Meaning of APPRISE

Pronunciation:  u'prIz

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [v]  increase the value of, as of a currency; "The Germans want to appreciate the Deutsche Mark"
  2. [v]  gain in value, as of a currency; "The yen appreciated again!"
  3. [v]  make aware of; "Have the students been apprised of the tuition hike?"
  4. [v]  give information or notice to; "I advised him that the rent was due"

APPRISE is a 7 letter word that starts with A.


 Synonyms: advise, appreciate, apprize, apprize, give notice, instruct, notify, send word
 Antonyms: depreciate, devaluate, devalue, undervalue
 See Also: brief, direct, increase, inform



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Ap*prise"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Apprised}; p. pr. &
    vb. n. {Apprising}.] [F. appris, fem. apprise, p. p.
    apprendre to learn, to teach, to inform. Cf. {Apprehend},
    To give notice, verbal or written; to inform; -- followed by
    of; as, we will apprise the general of an intended attack; he
    apprised the commander of what he had done.
  2. \Ap*prise"\, n.
    Notice; information. [Obs.] --Gower.
Thesaurus Terms
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