February 28th, 2017

grammar time

Commonly Confused Words: Appraise/Apprise

Hello, and welcome to another article on Commonly Confused Words! Today’s topic is a pair of words that I confuse all the time, so I thought I’d settle it once and for all: what is the difference between “appraise” and “apprise”, and what are some ways to remember which is which?

First, let’s start with some definitions...

with examples from Steven Universe and Star Trek (2009)