apprise-v; 2 Senses

Sense Number 1: Inform someone of something.

I apprised him of the fact that the rent was due.
The faculty will apprise the students of the tuition hike.
Captain, apprise me of your situation.

VerbNet: tell-37.2
FrameNet: Telling
PropBank: apprise.01
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1, 2

Sense Number 2: (Cause to) gain in value.

The Yen apprised again yesterday.
The Germans wish to apprise the Deutsche Mark.
Why do you think they been pushing china to apprise money?

VerbNet: NM
FrameNet: NM
PropBank: NM
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 3, 4