Appraise vs Worthen - What's the difference?
As verbs the difference between appraise and worthen
is that appraise
is to set a value; to estimate the worth of, particularly by persons appointed for the purpose; as, to appraise goods and chattels or appraise
can be (proscribed) to apprise, inform while worthen
is (ambitransitive) to give worth to; value; make or become worth or worthy; appraise or worthen
can be .
From (etyl) (English precious), from which also appreciate.
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.
Incorrect form of apprise.
(ambitransitive) To give worth to; value; make or become worth or worthy; appraise.
* 1894 , George Egerton, Discords :
* 1898 , George Egerton, The wheel of God :
- Woman has cheapened herself body and soul through ignorant innocence, she must learn to worthen herself by all-seeing knowledge.
* 1968 , Bit International:
- Then one day — God! how that day worthens all the other days! — he took me, and told me that he loved me — me, poor, plain, ignorant, ugly [...]
- Others however, have been retained and even worthened .