"apprise" in the verb sense
1. advise, notify, give notice, send word, apprise, apprize
inform (somebody) of something
"I advised him that the rent was due"
2. instruct, apprise, apprize
make aware of
"Have the students been apprised of the tuition hike?"
3. appreciate, apprize, apprise, revalue
gain in value
"The yen appreciated again!"
4. appreciate, apprize, apprise
increase the value of
"The Germans want to appreciate the Deutsche Mark"
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