Learner's definition of APPRAISE
to say how much something is worth after you have carefully examined it
to give an official opinion about the value of (something)
She appraised the painting at $1.2 million. [=she said that the painting is worth $1.2 million]
The ring must be appraised by a jeweler before it can be insured.
appraise the house and property
What is the property's appraised value?
to give your opinion about the condition, quality, or importance of (something or someone that you have studied or examined)
In the book, he appraises Hollywood's recent films and contrasts them with several independent films.
appraising recent political trends
◊ Do not confuse appraise with apprise.