appraise

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Synonyms for appraise

Synonyms for appraise

to make a judgment as to the worth or value of

Synonyms for appraise

evaluate or estimate the nature, quality, ability, extent, or significance of

consider in a comprehensive way

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Embodying metaphor, this type of discourse acknowledges the designative mode but employs words that are primarily appraisive in mode (Fiordo, 1977, p.
Political discourse about the fifties includes two distinct and opposite appraisive images.
The second section is appraisive and makes the case for urban planning in a series of sections full of rhetoric and general theory that is contrasted with the existing local situation.
Since the appraisive term, "theoretical richness," is unexplicated, what is the context in which it should be understood?
When built up these signs tend to arouse the interpretants of a whole host of designative, appraisive, and prescriptive linguistic utterances which have occurred in their presence.
Some tasks, however, are perforce appraisive and begin to shift into policy prescription.