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Apprise

  • 1 Apprise — 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}, {Apprentice}.] To give notice, verbal or written; to inform; followed by of; as, we …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 apprise — I verb acquaint, advise, alert, announce, brief, communicate, convey knowledge, counsel, describe, disclose, divulge, enlighten, familiarize, give information, give notice, impart knowledge, inform, instruct, let know, make aware, make cognizant …

    Law dictionary

  • 3 apprise — ► VERB ▪ inform; tell. USAGE On the confusion of apprise and appraise, see APPRAISE(Cf. ↑appraiser). ORIGIN French, from apprendre learn, teach , from Latin apprehendere apprehend …

    English terms dictionary

  • 4 Apprise — Ap*prise , n. Notice; information. [Obs.] Gower. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 apprise — (v.) to notify, 1690s, from Fr. appris, pp. of apprendre to inform, teach, lit. to lay hold of (in the mind), another metaphoric meaning of L. apprehendere (see APPREHEND (Cf. apprehend)). Related: Apprised; apprising …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 6 apprise — *inform, advise, notify, acquaint Analogous words: tell, *reveal, disclose, divulge, discover, betray: publish, proclaim, *declare, announce …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 7 apprise — [v] tell advise, brief, enlighten, fill in, inform, notify, tip off; concepts 57,60,75 …

    New thesaurus

  • 8 apprise — or apprize [ə prīz′] vt. apprised or apprized, apprising or apprizing [< Fr appris, pp. of apprendre, to teach, inform < L apprehendere, APPREHEND] to inform or notify SYN. NOTIFY …

    English World dictionary

  • 9 apprise — appraise, apprise Like many near sounding words with some relation of meaning, these are often confused. Appraise means ‘to assess the value of (something or someone)’ (e.g. • When a man is stripped of all worldly insignia, one can appraise him… …

    Modern English usage

  • 10 apprise — [ə prʌɪz] verb (usu. apprise someone of) inform; tell. Origin C17: from Fr. appris, apprise, past participle of apprendre learn, teach , from L. apprehendere (see apprehend). Usage On the confusion of apprise with appraise, see appraise …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 11 apprise — See appraise, apprise, apprize See apprise, apprize …

    Dictionary of problem words and expressions

  • 12 apprise — UK [əˈpraɪz] / US verb [transitive] Word forms apprise : present tense I/you/we/they apprise he/she/it apprises present participle apprising past tense apprised past participle apprised formal to tell someone about something …

    English dictionary

  • 13 apprise — (a pri z ) s. f. Ancien terme de palais. Une sommaire apprise était l estimation d un fonds, pour en connaître l état et la valeur. HISTORIQUE    XIIIe s. •   Et li juge, de son office, doit apenre du cas qui li est denonciés ; et s il trueve le… …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 14 apprise — v. (formal) (d; tr.) to apprise of (he was apprised of the decision by his lawyer) * * * [ə praɪz] (formal) (d; tr.) to appriseof (he was apprised of the decision by his lawyer) …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 15 apprise — ap|prise [əˈpraız] v [T] [Date: 1600 1700; : French; Origin: , past participle of apprendre, from Old French aprendre; APPRENTICE] formal to tell or give someone information about something apprise sb of sth ▪ The district chairman was fully… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 16 apprise — ap|prise [ ə praız ] verb transitive FORMAL apprise someone of something to tell someone about something …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 17 apprise — [[t]əpra͟ɪz[/t]] apprises, apprising, apprised VERB When you are apprised of something, someone tells you about it. [FORMAL] [be V ed of n] Have these customers been fully apprised of the advantages?... [V n of n] I thought I needed to apprise… …

    English dictionary

  • 18 apprise — verb (transitive + of) formal to inform or tell someone about something: I write to apprise you of the latest situation …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 19 apprise — verb we ll apprise you of any changes in your husband s condition Syn: inform, tell, notify, advise, brief, make aware, enlighten, update, keep posted; informal clue in, fill in, bring up to speed …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 20 apprise — transitive verb (apprised; apprising) Etymology: French appris, past participle of apprendre to learn, teach, from Old French aprendre Date: 1694 to give notice to ; tell < they apprised him of his rights > Synonyms: see inform …

    New Collegiate Dictionary