ap·​prize ə-ˈprīz How to pronounce apprize (audio)
apprized; apprizing

Word History


Middle English apprisen, from Anglo-French *appriser, from a- (from Latin ad-) + preiser, priser to value, prize — more at prize

First Known Use

14th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of apprize was in the 14th century

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“Apprize.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Feb. 2024.

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