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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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Nevertheless, the combination of such factors meant that this show, with its retrospective bent, read rather like Gertsch's self-presentation as a male artist in the grand style--spinning a variation on the old nature/culture dyad, watching appraisingly from the corner as the muse exercises herself, fixing her temporal beauty in the amber of his authorship.
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.
The walls of Wexford Station were blackened with graffiti, and as they passed it by, the man noticed a group of leather-jacketed young toughs, who stood like sentinels before the entrance and looked across at him appraisingly, knowing he was an outsider to this part of the city.