Definitions for: Apprise

[v] increase the value of, as of a currency; "The Germans want to appreciate the Deutsche Mark"
[v] gain in value, as of a currency; "The yen appreciated again!"
[v] make aware of; "Have the students been apprised of the tuition hike?"
[v] give information or notice to; "I advised him that the rent was due"

Webster (1913) Definition: 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,
To give notice, verbal or written; to inform; -- followed by
of; as, we will apprise the general of an intended attack; he
apprised the commander of what he had done.

Ap*prise", n.
Notice; information. [Obs.] --Gower.

Synonyms: advise, appreciate, apprize, apprize, give notice, instruct, notify, send word

Antonyms: depreciate, devaluate, devalue, undervalue

See Also: brief, direct, increase, inform

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