Definitions

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  • n. One who performs appraisals.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who appraises; esp., a person appointed and sworn to estimate and fix the value of goods or estates.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who appraises, or estimates worth of any kind, intellectual, moral, or material; specifically, a person licensed and sworn to estimate and fix the value of goods or estate.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. one who estimates officially the worth or value or quality of things
  • n. one who determines authenticity (as of works of art) or who guarantees validity

Etymologies

to appraise + -er (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • I called the appraiser, then devoted my attention to surfing for decorating ideas.

    Fat Chance

  • I only know that it must be done by a special appraiser, is costing us about $850 dollars, and was requested by the Notario for a property we're buying.

    Avaluo Bancario ?

  • These are sometimes called appraiser and agent relativism respectively.

    Moral Relativism

  • An FHA appraiser is much more stringent than a typical appraiser. cville_libertarian

    Bob Gibson Savages Scottie Griffin at cvillenews.com

  • I get a lot of people who have an 800 credit score, who have a 12 percent debt ratio, who owe $300 [thousand], but when I call my appraiser, they tell me their home is only worth $330 whereas it was once worth $430.

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  • He then goes to top-name appraiser and says, “Are you willing to give your expert opinion that this is genuine and buy a 5% interestin it?”

    The Volokh Conspiracy » The SEC Split Over Goldman

  • But the appraiser is the person who makes sure that the amount of money you're paying for a house is the right amount.

    CNN Transcript Jun 17, 2005

  • As it happened, the appraiser was a countryman of limited intelligence, and, when he was told to put down "twelve Bonapartes," recorded "twelve pony carts," and it was thus that the item appeared on the legal paper.

    The Romance of Old New England Rooftrees

  • And the appraiser is a client of the banks, not the buyer or seller!

    ActiveRain Real Estate Network

  • The lender asked me to call the appraiser and he stated there were 4 bedrooms on the diagram.

    Mortgage News Daily - Mortgage And Real Estate News

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