Definitions for appreciationəˌpri ʃiˈeɪ ʃən

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. appreciation, grasp, hold(noun)

    understanding of the nature or meaning or quality or magnitude of something

    "he has a good grasp of accounting practices"

  2. taste, appreciation, discernment, perceptiveness(noun)

    delicate discrimination (especially of aesthetic values)

    "arrogance and lack of taste contributed to his rapid success"; "to ask at that particular time was the ultimate in bad taste"

  3. appreciation(noun)

    an expression of gratitude

    "he expressed his appreciation in a short note"

  4. admiration, appreciation(noun)

    a favorable judgment

    "a small token in admiration of your works"

  5. appreciation(noun)

    an increase in price or value

    "an appreciation of 30% in the value of real estate"

WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. appreciation(Noun)

    A just valuation or estimate of merit, worth, weight, etc.; recognition of excellence.

  2. appreciation(Noun)

    Accurate perception; true estimation; as, an appreciation of the difficulties before us; an appreciation of colors.

    His foreboding showed his appreciation of Henry's character. uE000108999uE001J. R. Green.

  3. appreciation(Noun)

    A rise in value;opposed to depreciation.

  4. Origin: From appréciation.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Appreciation(noun)

    a just valuation or estimate of merit, worth, weight, etc.; recognition of excellence

  2. Appreciation(noun)

    accurate perception; true estimation; as, an appreciation of the difficulties before us; an appreciation of colors

  3. Appreciation(noun)

    a rise in value; -- opposed to depreciation

  4. Origin: [Cf. F. apprciation.]

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'appreciation' in Nouns Frequency: #2498


Translations for appreciation

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  • تقديرArabic
  • оценяване, висока оценка, благодарност, отчитане, разбиранеBulgarian
  • gwerthfawrogiadWelsh
  • Wertschätzung, Dankbarkeit, Wertzunahme, Würdigung, Beurteilung, AnerkennungGerman
  • apreciaciónSpanish
  • appréciationFrench
  • penghargaanIndonesian
  • apprezzamentoItalian
  • 感謝Japanese
  • 감사Korean
  • ته‌قدیرKurdish
  • extollaturLatin
  • takknemlighetNorwegian
  • apreciaçãoPortuguese
  • apreciereRomanian
  • оценка, высокая оценка, признательность, благодарность, вздорожание, повышение ценностиRussian

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