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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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The pool would be a much better bet, I decided, looking appraisingly at myself in the full-length mirror in the bathroom and silently thanking the hotel kitchens several floors below me for churning out food so ghastly that I hadn't managed more than a few reluctant mouthfuls.
She pulls sleeves and pant legs from the closet appraisingly, taking pains to coordinate an outfit.
It's quite remarkable when I tell them I'm an actress -you can see them draw back, smile and look you up and down appraisingly.
Paris's horse looks sidelong but appraisingly at them around a tree.
For good measure, I did this in full view and hearing of the UPS man who smiled at her appraisingly.