Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb appraise

2 senses of appraise

Sense 1
measure, evaluate, valuate, assess, appraise, value -- (evaluate or estimate the nature, quality, ability, extent, or significance of; "I will have the family jewels appraised by a professional"; "access all the factors when taking a risk")
       => evaluate, pass judgment, judge -- (form a critical opinion of; "I cannot judge some works of modern art"; "How do you evaluate this grant proposal?" "We shouldn't pass judgment on other people")

Sense 2
survey, appraise -- (consider in a comprehensive way; "He appraised the situation carefully before acting")
       => analyze, analyse, study, examine, canvass, canvas -- (consider in detail and subject to an analysis in order to discover essential features or meaning; "analyze a sonnet by Shakespeare"; "analyze the evidence in a criminal trial"; "analyze your real motives")

Antonyms of adj appraising

1 sense of appraising

Sense 1
appraising (prenominal), evaluative -- (exercising or involving careful evaluations; "looked him over with an appraising eye"; "the literary judge uses many evaluative terms")

INDIRECT (VIA critical) -> uncritical, noncritical -- (marked by disregard for critical standards or procedures; "news sources reflected uncritical estimates of the number of juvenile addicts")

Similarity of adj appraising

1 sense of appraising

Sense 1
appraising (prenominal), evaluative -- (exercising or involving careful evaluations; "looked him over with an appraising eye"; "the literary judge uses many evaluative terms")
       => critical (vs. uncritical) -- (characterized by careful evaluation and judgment; "a critical reading"; "a critical dissertation"; "a critical analysis of Melville's writings")

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