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English verb: apprise

1. apprise (communication) inform (somebody) of something

SamplesI advised him that the rent was due.

Synonymsadvise, apprize, give notice, notify, send word

Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody.
Somebody ----s somebody of something.
Somebody ----s that CLAUSE

Broader (hypernym)inform

2. apprise (communication) make aware of

SamplesHave the students been apprised of the tuition hike?.

Synonymsapprize, instruct

Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody.
Somebody ----s somebody to INFINITIVE

Broader (hypernym)inform

Narrower (hyponym)brief, direct

3. apprise (change) gain in value

SamplesThe yen appreciated again!.

Synonymsappreciate, apprize, revalue

Pattern of useSomething ----s

Broader (hypernym)increase

Verb groupappreciate, apprise, apprize

Antonymsdevaluate, depreciate, devalue, undervalue

4. apprise (change) increase the value of

SamplesThe Germans want to appreciate the Deutsche Mark.

Synonymsappreciate, apprize

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something

Broader (hypernym)revalue

Verb groupappreciate, apprise, apprize, revalue


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