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Synonyms for appraising

Verb

1. measure, evaluate, valuate, assess, appraise, value, evaluate, pass judgment, judge
usage: 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"
2. survey, appraise, analyze, analyse, study, examine, canvass, canvas
usage: consider in a comprehensive way; "He appraised the situation carefully before acting"

Adjective

1. appraising(prenominal), evaluative, critical (vs. uncritical)
usage: exercising or involving careful evaluations; "looked him over with an appraising eye"; "the literary judge uses many evaluative terms"
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