What does appreciate mean?

Definitions for appreciate
əˈpri ʃiˌeɪtap·pre·ci·ate

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word appreciate.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. appreciate(verb)

    recognize with gratitude; be grateful for

  2. appreciate, take account(verb)

    be fully aware of; realize fully

    "Do you appreciate the full meaning of this letter?"

  3. prize, value, treasure, appreciate(verb)

    hold dear

    "I prize these old photographs"

  4. appreciate, apprize, apprise, revalue(verb)

    gain in value

    "The yen appreciated again!"

  5. appreciate, apprize, apprise(verb)

    increase the value of

    "The Germans want to appreciate the Deutsche Mark"

Wiktionary

  1. appreciate(Verb)

    to be grateful or thankful for.

    I appreciate your efforts

    Etymology: Originated 1645–55 from appreciatus, from appretiatus, from ap- (form of ad-) + pretium (English precious) + -ate.

  2. appreciate(Verb)

    to view as valuable.

    You must learn to appreciate time

    Etymology: Originated 1645–55 from appreciatus, from appretiatus, from ap- (form of ad-) + pretium (English precious) + -ate.

  3. appreciate(Verb)

    to be fully conscious of; be aware of; detect.

    To test the power of bees to appreciate color.

    Etymology: Originated 1645–55 from appreciatus, from appretiatus, from ap- (form of ad-) + pretium (English precious) + -ate.

  4. appreciate(Verb)

    to increase in value.

    The value of his portfolio appreciated by 80% over eight years.

    Etymology: Originated 1645–55 from appreciatus, from appretiatus, from ap- (form of ad-) + pretium (English precious) + -ate.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Appreciate(verb)

    to set a price or value on; to estimate justly; to value

  2. Appreciate(verb)

    to raise the value of; to increase the market price of; -- opposed to depreciate

  3. Appreciate(verb)

    to be sensible of; to distinguish

  4. Appreciate(verb)

    to rise in value. [See note under Rise, v. i.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Appreciate

    ap-prē′shi-āt, v.t. to estimate justly, to be fully sensible of all the good qualities in the thing judged: to estimate highly: to raise in value, to advance the quotation or price of, as opposed to depreciate.—v.i. to rise in value.—adj. Apprē′ciable.—adv. Apprē′ciably.—n. Appreciā′tion, the act of setting a value on, also specially of a work of literature or art: just—and also favourable—estimation: rise in exchangeable value: increase in value.—adjs. Apprē′ciative, Apprē′ciatory, implying appreciation.—n. Appreciā′tor, one who appreciates, or estimates justly. [L. appretiātus, pa.p. of appretiāread, to, and pretium, price.]

Editors Contribution

  1. appreciate

    To see the value.

    They did appreciate family time, it was so important to them both.

    Submitted by MaryC on January 19, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'appreciate' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3874

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'appreciate' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2126

  3. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'appreciate' in Verbs Frequency: #437

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of appreciate in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of appreciate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of appreciate in a Sentence

  1. Shark Tank:

    I'm overwhelmed with sadness for the lost lives in the DR and my thoughts are with the families who have lost their loved ones. Thank you for all your thoughts and good wishes. I appreciate your love and kindness.

  2. Satpal Kaleka:

    I know this sounds strange but in some ways it changed our lives but for the better, i wouldn't have said that initially but the loss made us appreciate each other and bond more tightly and never again take our relationships or life for granted.

  3. Martin Slumbers:

    There has been some misunderstanding of the new rule and I would point out that it is designed to prevent any opportunity for the caddie to stand behind the player as he begins to take his stance, we appreciate it was a very unfortunate situation yesterday and I completely understand Keith Pelley's concerns... but there is no discretionary element to the rule precisely so that it is easier to understand and can be applied consistently.

  4. Tommaso Addona:

    We do discuss complications. Those range from scarring around the implant, sometimes soreness and discomfort from the implant ... to in the last seven years, probably a bit more, we've become more acutely aware of a specific type of lymphoma that is associated with breast implants, what the general public should appreciate is, as doctors and clinicians, we always want what's best and safest for our patients. We're constantly not only educating ourselves but educating our patients.

  5. Jill Biden:

    I appreciate the energy you showed when I got up here. Save it a little longer, I may need it in a few weeks, be careful what you wish for.

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Translations for appreciate

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  • يُقَدِّر قيمَة, نقدرArabic
  • оценявам, благодарен съм, усещам, разбирам, различавам, отчитам, ценя високоBulgarian
  • uvědomovat si, cenit, stoupnout v ceně, oceňovat, být vděčný, vážit siCzech
  • gwerthfawrogiWelsh
  • forstå, sætte pris på, stige i værdi, værdsætteDanish
  • verstehen, dankbar sein für, im Wert steigen, zu schätzen wissenGerman
  • εκτιμώ, ανατιμώμαι, αντιλαμβάνομαιGreek
  • agradecer, hacerse cargo de, valorar, aumentar su valor, comprenderSpanish
  • mõistma, tunnustama, hinnas tõusma, hindamaEstonian
  • قدر دانستنPersian
  • kallistua, erottaa, nousta arvossa, havaita, arvostaa, ymmärtää, antaa arvoaFinnish
  • prendre de la valeur, reconnaissantFrench
  • הוקיר, העריךHebrew
  • सराहनाHindi
  • felmegy az ára, méltányol, értékel, tudatában vanHungarian
  • naik harga, memahami, menyadari, berterima kasih, menghargaiIndonesian
  • apreciarIdo
  • capire, valorizzarsi, rendersi conto, apprezzareItalian
  • 鑑賞, 感謝, 値上がり, 理解Japanese
  • 이해하다, 감사하다, 진가를Korean
  • appreciateLatin
  • įvertinti, suprasti, vertinti, įgyti didesnę vertę, pabrangtiLithuanian
  • saprast, vērtēt, augstu vērtētLatvian
  • kaingākaunuiMāori
  • japprezzah, japprezzaha, apprezza, qagħad attent minnMaltese
  • beseffen, in waarde stijgen, waarderenDutch
  • forstå, sette pris på, stige i verdi, verdsetteNorwegian
  • doceniać, drożeć, zdawać sobie sprawę z, rozumiećPolish
  • valorizar, dar valor, compreenderPortuguese
  • recunoscător, își da seamaRomanian
  • воспринимать, учитывать, дорожать, ощущать, понимать, улавливать, оценивать, быть признательным, ценить, быть благодарнымRussian
  • byť si vedomý, získať na cene, oceniť, byť vďačný (za)Slovak
  • zavedati se, biti hvaleženSlovene
  • stiga, sätta värde på, förstå, vara medveten om, värdesätta, uppskattaSwedish
  • பாராட்டTamil
  • అభినందిస్తున్నాముTelugu
  • anlamak, değerini bilmek, müteşekkir olmak, teşekkür borçlu olmak, değeri artmak, takdir etmekTurkish
  • цінуємоUkrainian
  • đánh giáVietnamese
  • 欣賞Chinese
  • bongaZulu

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