Definition of apprize:
prize, treasure, send away, can, give the sack, take account, fire, revalue, learn, suggest, advise, rede, apprise, value, dismiss, teach, propose, terminate, counsel, notify, instruct, appreciate, send word, sack, force out, displace, give the axe, give notice.
Her reason told her that propriety, and even prudence, required she should apprize her uncle of the stranger's presence; but propriety and prudence lose much of their influence, when female curiosity is sustained by a secret and powerful sympathy.- "The Water-Witch or, The Skimmer of the Seas", James Fenimore Cooper.
The sharper drove on in the coach, where he found the bags of money, which were an unexpected booty, and, stopping it at a door, told the coachman that he wished to apprize his sister of the melancholy accident that had just happened.- "Paris As It Was and As It Is", Francis W. Blagdon.
- "Project Gutenberg History of The Netherlands, 1555-1623, Complete", John Lothrop Motley.