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Verb: apprise  u'prIz
  1. Inform (somebody) of something
    "I apprised him that the rent was due";
    - advise, notify, give notice, send word
  2. Make aware of
    "Have the students been apprised of the tuition hike?";
    - instruct
  3. Gain in value
    "The yen apprised again!";
    - appreciate, apprize [archaic], revalue
  4. Increase the value of
    "The Germans want to apprise the Deutsche Mark";
    - appreciate, apprize [archaic]

Sounds like: apprize

Derived forms: apprises, apprised, apprising

Type of: increase, inform, revalue