appreciation, grasp, hold(noun)
understanding of the nature or meaning or quality or magnitude of something
"he has a good grasp of accounting practices"
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"
an expression of gratitude
"he expressed his appreciation in a short note"
a favorable judgment
"a small token in admiration of your works"
an increase in price or value
"an appreciation of 30% in the value of real estate"
A just valuation or estimate of merit, worth, weight, etc.; recognition of excellence.
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.
A rise in value;opposed to depreciation.
Origin: From appréciation.
a just valuation or estimate of merit, worth, weight, etc.; recognition of excellence
accurate perception; true estimation; as, an appreciation of the difficulties before us; an appreciation of colors
a rise in value; -- opposed to depreciation
Origin: [Cf. F. apprciation.]
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'appreciation' in Nouns Frequency: #2498
The numerical value of appreciation in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of appreciation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Appreciation is a wonderful thing It makes what is excellent in others belong to us as well.
I want them to have an appreciation for Justice Scalia and to have an appreciation for the court, scalia was a man of honor.
We don't want to allow a bear population where people start to lose appreciation for them and they are seen as pests. That is what happened with deer. We want bears to be seen in a positive light.
Never expect two things from others’ lives- Their Appreciation and Time. Probability stands tall and high to find someone who -Neither understands “Appreciation of Time” nor knows “Time to Appreciate
It is very hard for me sitting here, without conducting an entire separate investigation, to really have an appreciation to what extent those problems at Credit Suisse AG are cultural problems that involved the entire organization.
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- оценяване, висока оценка, благодарност, отчитане, разбиранеBulgarian
- Wertschätzung, Dankbarkeit, Wertzunahme, Würdigung, Beurteilung, AnerkennungGerman
- оценка, высокая оценка, признательность, благодарность, вздорожание, повышение ценностиRussian
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