verb \ə-ˈprīz\

: to give information to (someone)


Full Definition of APPRISE

transitive verb
:  to give notice to :  tell <they apprised him of his rights>

Examples of APPRISE

  1. <let me apprise you of the current situation>

Origin of APPRISE

French appris, past participle of apprendre to learn, teach, from Old French aprendre
First Known Use: 1694


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