Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun 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 the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

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

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun One who performs appraisals.

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

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

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

to appraise + -er

Examples

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

    Fat Chance

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

    Fat Chance

  • 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.

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  • 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

  • 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

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