What does apprise mean?

apprise meaning in General Dictionary

Notice information

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  • To give notice verbal or written to see accompanied by of even as we will apprise the typical of an intended assault he apprised the commander of just what he'd done
  • make alert to
  • inform (a person) of anything
  • raise the value of
  • gain in value
  • to offer notice, verbal or written; to share with; -- followed closely by of; as, we shall apprise the general of a desired attack; he apprised the leader of just what he previously done.
  • Notice; information.

apprise meaning in Etymology Dictionary

"to notify," 1690s, from French appris, past participle of apprendre "to share with, instruct," literally "to put your hands on (within the head)," another metaphoric meaning of Latin apprehendere (see apprehend). Related: Apprised; apprising.


apprise meaning in General Dictionary

(v. t.) To give notice, spoken or written; to tell; -- followed closely by of; as, we shall apprise the overall of an intended attack; he apprised the commander of what he previously done.

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  • (letter.) Notice; information.

Sentence Examples with the word apprise

You will need to apprise members of the outcome of that meeting.

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