Make Your Editor Cry: Appraise, Apprise

Make Your Editor Cry:  Appraise, Apprise

To determine the value of an item, you “appraise” it.

To inform someone of some event, you “apprise” him or her with the news.



She had her engagement ring apprised.

Natasha appraised Boris about the moose and squirrel situation.


According to the firm who appraised the property, it will increase in value once the magnet school opens.

I’ll apprise you of the property tax implications once I hear back from my accountant.

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