Notebook, 1993-



Estimation . . . . Judgment . . . . Considered opinion . . . . Valuation . . . . Worth . . . . In regard for the nature or value of [work, performance, object, experience, program, etc.]

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Appraise 1. to estimate the nature or value of. 2. to estimate the monetary value of; assess: He appraised the diamond ring at $500. [AP(PRIZEW) + PRAISE (in obs. sense to Prize2)]

Appraisal 1. the act of estimating or judging the nature or value of someone or something. 2. an estimate or considered opinion of the nature or value of someone or something: the critics' appraisal of modern art. 3. an estimate of value of property, as for sale, assessment, or taxation; valuation.

[Urdang, Laurence, ed. Random House Dictionary of The English Language. New York: Random House, 1968.]



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