Definitions for appreciateəˈpri ʃiˌeɪt
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
ap•pre•ci•ate*əˈpri ʃiˌeɪt(v.)-at•ed, -at•ing.
(v.t.)to be grateful or thankful for:
They appreciated his thoughtfulness.
to value or regard highly; place a high estimate on:
to appreciate good wine.
to be fully conscious of; be aware of; detect:
to appreciate the dangers of a situation.
to raise in value.
(v.i.)to increase in value:
Property values appreciated yearly.
* Syn: appreciate , esteem , value , prize imply holding a person or thing in high regard. To appreciate is to exercise wise judgment, delicate perception, and keen insight in realizing worth: to appreciate fine workmanship. To esteem is to feel respect combined with a warm, kindly sensation: to esteem one's former teacher. To value is to attach importance because of worth or usefulness: I value your opinion. To prize is to value highly and cherish: to prize a collection of rare books.
Origin of appreciate:
1645–55; < LL appretiātus, ptp. of appretiāre to put a price on = ap- ap-1+pretiumprice
recognize with gratitude; be grateful for
appreciate, take account(verb)
be fully aware of; realize fully
"Do you appreciate the full meaning of this letter?"
prize, value, treasure, appreciate(verb)
"I prize these old photographs"
appreciate, apprize, apprise, revalue(verb)
gain in value
"The yen appreciated again!"
appreciate, apprize, apprise(verb)
increase the value of
"The Germans want to appreciate the Deutsche Mark"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
to be grateful for and value sth
Thanks, I appreciate your help.; He doesn't appreciate her.
to realize and understand
We appreciate how difficult it is.; I appreciate that you are busy.
House prices are appreciating.
to be grateful or thankful for.
I appreciate your efforts
to view as valuable.
You must learn to appreciate time
to be fully conscious of; be aware of; detect.
To test the power of bees to appreciate color.
to increase in value.
The value of his portfolio appreciated by 80% over eight years.
Origin: Originated 1645–55 from appreciatus, from appretiatus, from ap- (form of ad-) + pretium (English precious) + -ate.
to set a price or value on; to estimate justly; to value
to raise the value of; to increase the market price of; -- opposed to depreciate
to be sensible of; to distinguish
to rise in value. [See note under Rise, v. i.]
British National Corpus
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'appreciate' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3874
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'appreciate' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2126
Rank popularity for the word 'appreciate' in Verbs Frequency: #437
Translations for appreciate
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
to be grateful for (something)
I appreciate all your hard work.
- apreciarPortuguese (BR)
- vážit si, být vděčnýCzech
- dankbar sein fürGerman
- værdsætte; sætte pris påDanish
- εκτιμώ, είμαι ευγνώμων για κτ.Greek
- قدردانی کردنFarsi
- olla kiitollinenFinnish
- être reconnaissant (de)French
- सराहा जानाHindi
- berterima kasihIndonesian
- kunna að metaIcelandic
- apprezzare; essere riconoscenteItalian
- sette pris påNorwegian
- قدردانی کردنPersian
- قبول کولPashto
- a fi recunoscător (pentru)Romanian
- быть признательнымRussian
- byť vďačný (za)Slovak
- biti hvaleženSlovenian
- biti zahvalan (za nešto)Serbian
- uppskatta, sätta värde påSwedish
- müteşekkir olmak, teşekkür borçlu olmakTurkish
- 感謝Chinese (Trad.)
- цінувати; визнаватиUkrainian
- شکر گذار ہوناUrdu
- cảm kíchVietnamese
- 感谢Chinese (Simp.)
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