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APPRISE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does apprise mean? 

APPRISE (verb)
  The verb APPRISE has 4 senses:

1. inform (somebody) of something
2. make aware of
3. gain in value
4. increase the value of

  Familiarity information: APPRISE used as a verb is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


APPRISE (verb)


Sense 1apprise [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Inform (somebody) of something

Classified under:

Verbs of telling, asking, ordering, singing

Synonyms:

apprise; apprize; notify; send word; advise; give notice

Context example:

I advised him that the rent was due

Hypernyms (to "apprise" is one way to...):

inform (impart knowledge of some fact, state or affairs, or event to)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s somebody
Something ----s somebody
Somebody ----s somebody of something
Somebody ----s that CLAUSE


Sense 2apprise [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Make aware of

Classified under:

Verbs of telling, asking, ordering, singing

Synonyms:

apprize; apprise; instruct

Context example:

Have the students been apprised of the tuition hike?

Hypernyms (to "apprise" is one way to...):

inform (impart knowledge of some fact, state or affairs, or event to)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "apprise"):

direct (give directions to; point somebody into a certain direction)

brief (give essential information to someone)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s somebody
Somebody ----s somebody to INFINITIVE


Sense 3apprise [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Gain in value

Classified under:

Verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.

Synonyms:

revalue; apprise; apprize; appreciate

Context example:

The yen appreciated again!

Hypernyms (to "apprise" is one way to...):

increase (become bigger or greater in amount)

Sentence frame:

Something ----s


Sense 4apprise [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Increase the value of

Classified under:

Verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.

Synonyms:

apprise; apprize; appreciate

Context example:

The Germans want to appreciate the Deutsche Mark

Hypernyms (to "apprise" is one way to...):

revalue (value anew)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s something
Something ----s something


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