1. [ verb ] give information or notice to
Synonyms: notify advise send_word apprise give_notice

"I advised him that the rent was due"

Related terms: inform notice notification telling
2. [ verb ] increase the value of, as of a currency
Synonyms: apprise appreciate

"The Germans want to appreciate the Deutsche Mark"

Related terms: depreciate revalue appreciate appreciate
3. [ verb ] gain in value, as of a currency
Synonyms: revalue apprise appreciate

"The yen appreciated again!"

Related terms: depreciate increase appreciate
4. [ verb ] make aware of
Synonyms: apprise instruct

"Have the students been apprised of the tuition hike?"

Related terms: inform brief direct
Similar spelling:   aphorize