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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


Antonymsdepreciate









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