[uh-prey-zuh l] /əˈpreɪ zəl/
the act of estimating or judging the nature or value of something or someone.
an estimate of value, as for sale, assessment, or taxation; valuation.
an estimate or considered opinion of the nature, quality, importance, etc:
the critics’ appraisal of pop art; an incorrect appraisal of public opinion.
the assessment or estimation again of the worth, value, or quality of a person or thing
an assessment or estimation of the worth, value, or quality of a person or thing See also performance appraisal
a valuation of property or goods
“setting of a price,” by 1784, American English, from appraise + -al (2). Figurative sense, “act of appraising” (originally a term of literary criticism) is from 1817.
A formal evaluation of property by an expert, used to establish its market value.
[uh-preyz] /əˈpreɪz/ verb (used with object), appraised, appraising. 1. to estimate the monetary value of; determine the worth of; assess: We had an expert appraise the house before we bought it. 2. to estimate the nature, quality, importance, etc.: He tried to appraise the poetry of John Updike. /ˌriːəˈpreɪz/ verb (transitive) 1. to assess the […]
[uh-prohch] /əˈproʊtʃ/ verb (used with object) 1. to come near or nearer to: The cars slowed down as they approached the intersection. 2. to come near to in quality, character, time, or condition; to come within range for comparison: As a poet he hardly approaches Keats. 3. to present, offer, or make a proposal or […]
[adjective uh-proh-pree-it; verb uh-proh-pree-eyt] /adjective əˈproʊ pri ɪt; verb əˈproʊ priˌeɪt/ adjective 1. suitable or fitting for a particular purpose, person, occasion, etc.: an appropriate example; an appropriate dress. 2. belonging to or peculiar to a person; proper: Each played his appropriate part. verb (used with object), appropriated, appropriating. 3. to set apart, authorize, or […]
[uh-proh-pree-ey-shuh n] /əˌproʊ priˈeɪ ʃən/ noun 1. the act of . 2. anything for a special purpose, especially money. 3. an act of a legislature authorizing money to be paid from the treasury for a specified use. 4. the money thus authorized: a large appropriation for aid to libraries. /əˌprəʊprɪˈeɪʃən/ noun 1. the act of […]