- The definition of apprise is to inform or to notify.
If you notify a tenant that the rent is going up, that is an example of apprise.
apprise definition by Webster's New World
apprise definition by American Heritage Dictionary
transitive verb ap·prised, ap·pris·ing, ap·pris·es
Origin: French apprendre, appris-, from Old French aprendre, to learn, from Latin apprehendere, apprēndere; see apprentice.