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appraise

v. to professionally evaluate the value of property including real estate, jewelry, antique furniture, securities, or in certain cases the loss of value (or cost of replacement) due to damage. This may be necessary in determining the value of the estate of someone who has died, particularly when the items must be divided among the beneficiaries, to determine the value of assets for insurance coverage, to divide partnership assets, set a sales price, determine taxes, or make insurance claims. (See: appraiser)

appraise

verb appreciate, assess, balance, calculate, compare, conjecture, consider, diagnose, differentiate, distinguish, estimate, evaluate, excise, fathom, gauge, judge, measure, opine, ponder, price, rank, rate, reckon, size up, sort out, sound, sum up, survey, take stock, value, weigh
Associated concepts: appraise value of property, criminal record, misconduct
See also: assess, calculate, charge, consider, criticize, diagnose, estimate, evaluate, examine, excise, gauge, judge, measure, opine, ponder, rate, survey
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She reconnoitred the field, as it were, while taking her seat, and saw that she was in the midst of one of those select parties of few persons, where the women eye and appraise each other, and every word said echoes in all ears; where every glance is a stab, and conversation a duel with witnesses; where all that is commonplace seems commoner still, and where every form of merit or distinction is silently accepted as though it were the natural level of all present.
With what greater latitude, then, should we appraise the exact shade of mere mortal man, with his many passions and his miserable ingenuity in error, always dazzled by the base glitter of mixed motives, everlastingly betrayed by a short-sighted wisdom.
Geared toward real estate appraisers who appraise income-producing properties and those who appraise single-family homes and are familiar with the narrative report format and the income approach to value, the program could also appeal to attorneys and non-appraiser preservation organization staff, according to developer, Dick Roddewig, MAI.
But both these governmental bodies have been widely criticised for either being too slow to appraise new drugs - there can be an 18-month time-lag between when a drug is licensed and when it is appraised - or for putting cost ahead of potential clinical benefit.
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He is qualified as to appraise real property in Metropolitan New York and Long Island and has appraise for equity and mortgage investment, estate, tax certiorari, matrimonial, transfer and condemnation purposes.
The kingdoms and republics have never wanted to appraise the coins as far as the value we are referring to now, that is, to exchange them for coins in other places, as this value is not constant, even if the other [type of value] is appraised by law.