Definition of apprise
: to give notice to : tell They apprised him of his rights.
Examples of apprise in a Sentence
let me apprise you of the current situation
Recent Examples of apprise from the Web
The agency helps train local officials on such tasks as recruiting poll workers and, during last year’s campaign, distributed memos keeping election officials apprised on potential vulnerabilities in voting systems.
Hancock-Whitney has kept customers apprised of changes on its website.
Gus might be aware of Nacho's plan, considering former Philadelphia cop Mike Ehrmantraut, who was apprised of Nacho's swap, is now working for him.
Within minutes of the first incident, White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer said that the president had been apprised.
The judge directed defense lawyers to apprise him of any new potential conflicts that arise.
State, Saints officials need to start planning next phase of Superdome renovations LSED chairman Kyle France has apprised Gov. John Bel Edwards of the plan, which is expected to take six months to complete.
The city hosted several outreach meetings last year to apprise residents of its plan.
Colorado budget showdown: Colorado lawmakers have 17 days remaining in the 2017 General Assembly and their plate is full of interwoven, politically dicey issues that must get sorted out for anyone to apprise this legislative session a success.
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Origin and Etymology of apprise
French appris, past participle of apprendre to learn, teach, from Old French aprendre
First Known Use: circa 1680See Words from the same year
Synonym Discussion of apprise
APPRISE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of apprise for English Language Learners
: to give information to (someone)
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