What does the word appraise mean?

Usage examples for appraise

  1. They enable him to display motives, to appraise actions, to reveal moral forces. – Tacitus: The Histories, Volumes I and II by Caius Cornelius Tacitus
  2. 309. Critics whine, critics praise, critics appraise, critics condemn , critics dismiss , critics ignore , critics avoid. – PoPHILO by Dom
  3. But we must be generous to all beautiful intention, and quick to see any faintest beckoning of the divine quality; and indeed I would not have most people aim at too critical an attitude, for I believe it is more important to enjoy than to appraise; still we must keep the principle in sight, and not degenerate into mere collectors of beautiful impressions. – Joyous Gard by Arthur Christopher Benson