Apprises vs Appraises - What's the difference?

apprises | appraises |


As verbs the difference between apprises and appraises

is that apprises is (apprise) while appraises is (appraise).

apprises

English

Verb

(head)
  • (apprise)
  • ----

    apprise

    English

    Verb

    (appris)
  • To notify, or to make aware; to inform.
  • Synonyms

    * keep (someone)

    See also

    * appraise

    appraises

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • (appraise)

  • appraise

    English

    Etymology 1

    From (etyl) (English precious), from which also appreciate.

    Verb

    (apprais)
  • To set a value; to estimate the worth of, particularly by persons appointed for the purpose; as, to appraise goods and chattels.
  • To estimate; to conjecture.
  • To praise; to commend.
  • Derived terms
    () * appraisal * appraisee * appraisement * appraiser * appraisingly * appraisive * appraiseable * appraiseability

    Etymology 2

    Incorrect form of apprise.

    Verb

    (apprais)
  • (proscribed) To apprise, inform.
  • English words affected by confusion