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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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Given that these courses of action are based on thymological experience and what the actor predicts will occur in the future on the basis of such experience, it follows that this experience must therefore be subjective and must vary from person to person Thus, for Mises as well, the ultimate valuations and actions in the marketplace, given that they incorporate the actor's interpretation of the past and his appraisement of the future, reflect two layers of subjectivism: the subjectivism of his wants and how he ranks them in order of relative importance and the subjectivism of his expectations and anticipations.
12) Those entrepreneurs that were successful in their appraisement of the future valuations of their customers earn a profit while those that failed in this endeavor are penalized with losses Thus, those entrepreneurs who are better able to accumulate accurate thymological knowledge and apply that knowledge successfully in determining what valuations their customers will have in the future accumulate resources while those that fail to do so successfully lose resources.
The letter also demonstrates Cloud's understanding of important legal concepts, including "rulings" federal government policy, and "land appraisement," and how systematically and quickly he was gathering evidence to support the Apaches' side of the case.
Under the valuation statute (19 USC section 1401a) administered by CBP, the value declared for imported merchandise is almost always determined under the transaction value standard, because the statute requires that the secondary methods of appraisement (transaction value of identical or similar merchandise, deductive value, or computed value) be used only after the primary transaction value method is rejected.
First-sale appraisement is possible if the related exporter purchases the merchandise from an unrelated factory and the transactions otherwise qualify as sales for exportation to the United States.
One of the areas reserved by the Abolition Act for local legislative action related to "how the necessary Appraisement of the future Value of such [apprenticeship] services shall be made" [CO 111/142, CAP 73, p.
133], "biased decisions were the rule," as the appraisement tribunals normally comprised two planters compared to one independent judge.
Ludwig von Mises in the above quotation makes it emphatically clear that our appraisements are what determine the structure of production in a free catallactic order--the catallactic order responds to consumers.
Given that human beings do not possess perfect knowledge and thus are bound to make appraisements that are erroneous in nature, realized prices represent equilibrium with error.
Those differences result from social appraisement indicating which processes should be undertaken.
But clearly there is more to differential appraisements of capital goods than diverging expectations.
His obsession with the transition between different states of Walrasian equilibrium forced him to concentrate on the disequilibrating action of his (always successful) entrepreneur, and the shift between different production functions instead of the role of the money unit and ownership for appraisement and calculation.