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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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In Coastal Liquids, the state supreme court concluded that whether the underground facilities were viewed as an "improvement" or an "estate or interest" in property, they were a valuable part of the taxable real property that the tax code required the district to appraise:
However, in case of EPC projects, the EFC/PIB appraises and approves Capital Cost that includes construction cost, centages, cost of pre-construction activities and the cost of Land Acquisition cost; Above said multiple stages of examination and appraisal of the same project by different Ministry/Department/Committees cause avoidable delays in award of NH projects.
A qualified appraiser is an individual who holds himself or herself out to the public as an appraiser or who regularly performs appraisals and is qualified to appraise property because of his or her qualifications.