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appraise

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2 meanings
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1  —as in:
appraised value of
Definition place a value on or judge the worth of something
  • The interest rate is higher if we borrow over 80% of the home's appraised value.
appraised = to place a value on or judge the worth of something
Other Uses (with this meaning)
  • They will appraise the business — probably as a multiple of earnings.
  • I will have the family jewels appraised by a professional
  • I don't know how much it's worth, because I never had it appraised.
    Jeannette Walls  --  The Glass Castle
  • appraised = evaluated to assign a cash value
  • I could see it in the worried glances he gave the sun as it moved across the sky, in the anxious way he appraised every length of pipe or cut of steel.
    Tara Westover  --  Educated
  • appraised = evaluated to assign a cash value
  • They were severally examined and appraised by old Joe, who chalked the sums he was disposed to give for each, upon the wall, and added them up into a total when he found there was nothing more to come.
    Charles Dickens  --  A Christmas Carol
  • appraised = evaluated to assign a cash value
  • I am only an appraiser.
    John Steinbeck  --  The Pearl
  • appraiser = one who places a value on things
  • The appraiser from Beethovenstraat was here this morning.
    Anne Frank  --  The Diary of a Young Girl
  • appraiser = one who places a value on things
  • She held it up to the light, then said we needed to have it appraised.
    Jeannette Walls  --  The Glass Castle
  • appraised = evaluated to assign a cash value
  • As she questioned me, she studied what I wore, assessing the fabric and appraising the cost of each item and making a judgment about my taste in general.
    Jeannette Walls  --  The Glass Castle
appraising = placing a value on

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2  —as in:
appraise the situation
Definition evaluate (consider in a comprehensive way)
  • She appraised the situation carefully before acting.
appraised = evaluate (consider in a comprehensive way)
Other Uses (with this meaning)
  • I want to appraise the competition before I settle on a strategy.
  • appraise = evaluate
  • "'Tis true," answered Porthos, rising on his saddle, in order that he might appraise the immense crowd, "there are a lot of them."
    Dumas, Alexandre  --  Twenty Years After
  • She appraised me for a moment.
    Tara Westover  --  Educated
  • appraised = considered in a thoughtful way
  • His first error had been one of appraisal: Sharks were stronger than they looked.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Unbroken
  • appraisal = evaluation and judgment
  • She was studying, with deliberate appraisal, John Holbrook's bent head and the delicate chiseled line of his profile against the firelight.
    Elizabeth George Speare  --  The Witch of Blackbird Pond
  • appraisal = evaluation and judgment
  • "I can't imagine what became of my silver cross," she said, fingering the gold-link necklace under her mink stole as she paused to appraise the big house.
    Ellen Raskin  --  The Westing Game
  • appraise = evaluate (consider in a comprehensive way)
  • Appraising myself in the mirror as I brushed my teeth, I kept thinking there were two kinds of adults: There were Peter Van Houtens—miserable creatures who scoured the earth in search of something to hurt. And then there were people like my parents, who walked around zombically, doing whatever they had to do to keep walking around.
    John Green  --  The Fault in Our Stars
  • appraising = evaluating
  • She appraised him coolly.
    John Steinbeck  --  Of Mice and Men
  • appraised = considered in a thoughtful way
  • Whenever he looked up from his plate he found the general studying him, appraising him narrowly.
    Richard Connell  --  The Most Dangerous Game
appraising = evaluating

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