Definitions for appreciation
əˌpri ʃiˈeɪ ʃənap·pre·ci·a·tion
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appreciation, grasp, holdnoun
understanding of the nature or meaning or quality or magnitude of something
"he has a good grasp of accounting practices"
taste, appreciation, discernment, perceptivenessnoun
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.
Etymology: From appréciation.
Appreciation is the act of recognizing or understanding the value, significance, or magnitude of something. It can refer to the positive recognition of personal qualities, accomplishments, or efforts of others, or an increase in the monetary value of an asset. It can also refer to a deep understanding of concepts, artwork, nature, or various forms of expressions.
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
Etymology: [Cf. F. apprciation.]
To recognize the value of a person or animal and the contribution and effort made.
The show their appreciation by being loving, kind and nonjudgmental.
Submitted by MaryC on March 22, 2020
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
I consider my ability to arouse enthusiasm among men the greatest asset I possess. The way to develop the best that is in a man is by appreciation and encouragement.
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 become wiser by adversity prosperity destroys our appreciation of the right.
It is likely the pace of price appreciation will peak some time this quarter, either in April, May or June, that will be the high water mark for annual pace of appreciation, then it will decelerate.
To laugh often and much to win the respect of intelligent people and the affection of children to earn the appreciation of honest critics and endure the betrayal of false friends to appreciate beauty, to find the best in others to leave the world a little better whether by a healthy child, a garden patch or a redeemed social condition to know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is the meaning of success.
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- оценяване, висока оценка, благодарност, разбиране, отчитанеBulgarian
- Wertschätzung, Dankbarkeit, Wertzunahme, Anerkennung, Würdigung, BeurteilungGerman
- благодарность, повышение ценности, вздорожание, оценка, признательность, высокая оценкаRussian
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