(comparative more appraisingly, superlative most appraisingly)
- In an appraising way.
Variant of appraise
transitive verbappraised, appraising
- to set a price for; decide the value of, esp. officially
- to estimate the quantity of
- to judge the quality or worth of
Origin of appraiseMiddle English apreisen ; from Old French apreiser ; from Ecclesiastical Late Latin appretiare ; from Classical Latin ad, to + pretium, price; spelling, spelled influenced, influence by praise