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Definition 1: consider in a comprehensive way - [verb of cognition]

Samples where appraise or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • He appraised the situation carefully before acting

Synonyms for appraise in the sense of this definition

(appraise is a kind of ...) consider in detail and subject to an analysis in order to discover essential features or meaning

"analyze a sonnet by Shakespeare" "analyze the evidence in a criminal trial" "analyze your real motives"

Definition 2: evaluate or estimate the nature, quality, ability, extent, or significance of - [verb of cognition]

Samples where appraise or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • I will have the family jewels appraised by a professional
  • access all the factors when taking a risk

Synonyms for appraise in the sense of this definition

(appraise is a kind of ...) form a critical opinion of

"I cannot judge some works of modern art" "How do you evaluate this grant proposal?" "We shouldn't pass judgment on other people"

(... is a kind of appraise ) assign a grade or rank to, according to one's evaluation

"grade tests" "score the SAT essays" "mark homework"

(... is a kind of appraise ) estimate the value of

"How would you rate his chances to become President?" "Gold was rated highly among the Romans"

(... is a kind of appraise ) evaluate by comparing with a standard

(... is a kind of appraise ) revise or renew one's assessment

(... is a kind of appraise ) subject to political, religious, or moral censorship

"This magazine is censored by the government"

(... is a kind of appraise ) express approval of

"The parents praised their children for their academic performance"

(appraise has a similar meaning as ...) estimate the value of (property) for taxation

"Our house hasn't been assessed in years"

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