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 for apprise
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Apprise \Ap*prise"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Apprised; p. pr. &
     vb. n. Apprising.] [F. appris, fem. apprise, p. p.
     apprendre to learn, to teach, to inform. Cf. Apprehend,
     To give notice, verbal or written; to inform; -- followed by
     of; as, we will apprise the general of an intended attack; he
     apprised the commander of what he had done.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Apprise \Ap*prise"\, n.
     Notice; information. [Obs.] --Gower.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      v 1: inform (somebody) of something; "I advised him that the
           rent was due" [syn: advise, notify, give notice,
           send word, apprise, apprize]
      2: make aware of; "Have the students been apprised of the
         tuition hike?" [syn: instruct, apprise, apprize]
      3: gain in value; "The yen appreciated again!" [syn:
         appreciate, apprize, apprise, revalue] [ant:
         depreciate, devaluate, devalue, undervalue]
      4: increase the value of; "The Germans want to appreciate the
         Deutsche Mark" [syn: appreciate, apprize, apprise]
         [ant: depreciate]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  36 Moby Thesaurus words for "apprise":
     acquaint, advertise, advertise of, advise, announce, brief,
     bring word, clue, communicate, declare, disclose, discover,
     divulge, enlighten, familiarize, fill in, give notice,
     give the facts, give word, inform, instruct, leave word, let know,
     mention to, notify, post, proclaim, publish, report, reveal,
     send word, serve notice, speak, tell, verse, warn

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