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
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.
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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 1680
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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