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apprize1

[uh-prahyz] /əˈpraɪz/
verb (used with object), apprized, apprizing. Obsolete
1.
Origin
late Middle English
1400-1450
1400-50; late Middle English aprisen < Middle French apris(i)er, equivalent to a- a-5 + prisier to prize2
Related forms
apprizer, noun

apprize2

[uh-prahyz] /əˈpraɪz/
verb (used with object), apprized, apprizing.
1.
apprise1 .
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  • It might have been intended to apprize them of their danger, and to reclaim them from their crimes.
  • The purpose of pleading is to apprize opposing parties of the basis of the claim and the relief sought.
  • At first blush, it seems that service of process upon a defendant's attorney should be sufficient to apprize him of the lawsuit.
  • It will be something without doubt, and if so will apprize you, as any necessities can be sent after us.
British Dictionary definitions for apprize

apprise

/əˈpraɪz/
verb
1.
(transitive) often foll by of. to make aware; inform
Word Origin
C17: from French appris, from apprendre to teach; learn; see apprehend
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Word Origin and History for apprize
v.

occasional legalese form of appraise, c.1400. Related: Apprized; apprizing.

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