Apprise



to give notice to; inform; advise (often followed by of):
to be apprised of the death of an old friend.
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Historical Examples

Indeed, how could she apprise him of events which were now the talk of the court?
Under the Rose Frederic Stewart Isham

You are then to apprise the President of the Haarlem Society.
The Black Tulip Alexandre Dumas (Pere)

Then he danced a few steps of a real jig, to apprise them of his coming.
The Wreck of the Titan Morgan Robertson

Terry hastened to the quarters of the Health Officer to apprise him of the facts.
Terry Charles Goff Thomson

I snapped my kodak as their skiff drew near us, and the first news the Captain gave them was to apprise them of that fact.
Through Scandinavia to Moscow William Seymour Edwards

Count Larinski forgot to apprise us that he was already married.
Samuel Brohl & Company Victor Cherbuliez

One of the minor officials went off to apprise him of this strange new order.
The Mark of the Beast Sidney Watson

He stated that he did not apprise the club of the change, and that it was not noticed.
Scientific American Supplement, No. 1082, September 26, 1896 Various

It may apprise you of the last desperate stand I have made for you.
Ten Thousand a-Year. Volume 3. Samuel Warren

An Editor’s stipulated work is to apprise thee that it must be done.
Past and Present Thomas Carlyle

verb
(transitive) often foll by of. to make aware; inform
v.

“to notify,” 1690s, from French appris, past participle of apprendre “to inform, teach,” literally “to lay hold of (in the mind),” another metaphoric meaning of Latin apprehendere (see apprehend). Related: Apprised; apprising.

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