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APPRAISAL

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does appraisal mean? 

APPRAISAL (noun)
  The noun APPRAISAL has 2 senses:

1. the classification of someone or something with respect to its worth
2. a document appraising the value of something (as for insurance or taxation)

  Familiarity information: APPRAISAL used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


APPRAISAL (noun)


Sense 1appraisal [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The classification of someone or something with respect to its worth

Classified under:

Nouns denoting cognitive processes and contents

Synonyms:

appraisal; assessment

Hypernyms ("appraisal" is a kind of...):

categorisation; categorization; classification; sorting (the basic cognitive process of arranging into classes or categories)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "appraisal"):

critical analysis; critical appraisal (an appraisal based on careful analytical evaluation)

evaluation; rating; valuation (an appraisal of the value of something)

assay; check (an appraisal of the state of affairs)

acid test (a rigorous or crucial appraisal)

reappraisal; reassessment; revaluation; review (a new appraisal or evaluation)

underevaluation (an appraisal that underestimates the value of something)


Sense 2appraisal [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A document appraising the value of something (as for insurance or taxation)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Synonyms:

appraisal; estimation; estimate

Hypernyms ("appraisal" is a kind of...):

commercial document; commercial instrument (a document of or relating to commerce)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "appraisal"):

overappraisal; overestimate; overestimation; overvaluation (an appraisal that is too high)


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