appreciate


appreciate
Synonyms and related words:
absorb, accord respect to, accrue, accumulate, admire, adore, advance, apotheosize, appraise, apprehend, apprize, ascribe importance to, assay, assess, assimilate, balloon, bask in, be acquainted with, be appreciative of, be apprised of, be aware of, be cognizant of, be conscious of, be conversant with, be fond of, be grateful, be indebted, be informed, be obligated, be obliged, be partial to, be pleased with, be thankful, be with one, bloat, boom, breed, broaden, calculate, calibrate, caliper, call, catch, catch on, check a parameter, cherish, class, cognize, comprehend, compute, conceive, conceptualize, crescendo, defer to, deify, delight, delight in, derive pleasure from, develop, devour, dial, dig, digest, discern, divide, eat up, enjoy, entertain respect for, esteem, estimate, evaluate, exalt, fathom, favor, feast on, figure, follow, form an estimate, freak out on, gain, gain strength, gauge, get, get ahead, get high on, get hold of, get the drift, get the idea, get the picture, give an appreciation, gloat over, go up, graduate, grasp, groove on, grow, guess, have, have information about, have it taped, have knowledge of, hero-worship, hold in esteem, hold in reverence, honor, idolize, increase, indulge in, intensify, ken, know, learn, like, look up to, love, luxuriate in, make an estimation, make much of, make out, mark, master, measure, mensurate, mete, meter, mount, multiply, never forget, overflow with gratitude, pace, perceive, plumb, possess, prehend, prize, probe, proliferate, quantify, quantize, rank, rate, rate highly, read, realize, reckon, recognize, regard, rejoice in, relish, respect, revel in, revere, reverence, riot in, rise, run up, savor, savvy, see, seize, seize the meaning, sense, set store by, shoot up, size, size up, smack the lips, snowball, sound, span, spread, step, strengthen, survey, swell, swim in, take, take a reading, take in, take pleasure in, taste, thank God, think highly of, think much of, think well of, treasure, triangulate, understand, valuate, value, venerate, wallow in, wax, weigh, widen, worship, wot, wot of

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  • Appreciate — Ap*pre ci*ate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Appreciated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Appreciating}.] [L. appretiatus, p. p. of appretiare to value at a price, appraise; ad + pretiare to prize, pretium price. Cf. {Appraise}.] 1. To set a price or value on; to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • appreciate — ap·pre·ci·ate /ə prē shē ˌāt, pri , sē / vb at·ed, at·ing vt 1: to judge or understand the significance of incapable of appreciating the difference between right and wrong B. N. Cardozo 2: to raise the market value of compa …   Law dictionary

  • appreciate — 1 comprehend, *understand Analogous words: appraise, value, rate, *estimate, evaluate: *judge, adjudge: *apprehend, comprehend Antonyms: depreciate Contrasted words: disparage, derogate, detract, belittle, * …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • appreciate — ap‧pre‧ci‧ate [əˈpriːʆieɪt] verb [intransitive] 1. to increase in value: • Their art collection has appreciated substantially, almost doubling in value. 2. FINANCE when a currency appreciates, it increases in value compared to other currencies:… …   Financial and business terms

  • appreciate — [v1] be grateful, thankful acknowledge, be appreciative, be indebted, be obliged, enjoy, flip over*, freak out on*, get high on*, give thanks, groove on*, welcome; concepts 12,32,76 Ant. be critical, criticize, disparage, disregard, neglect,… …   New thesaurus

  • appreciate — Its normal meaning ‘to acknowledge with gratitude’, especially in business correspondence (e.g. I appreciate everything that you have done to help us) and to form polite requests (e.g. It would be appreciated if you would reply by return of post) …   Modern English usage

  • appreciate — [ə prē′shē āt΄] vt. appreciated, appreciating [< LL(Ec) appretiatus, pp. of appretiare, APPRAISE] 1. to think well of; understand and enjoy; esteem 2. to recognize and be grateful for; be thankful for 3. to estimate the quality or worth of,… …   English World dictionary

  • Appreciate — Ap*pre ci*ate, v. i. To rise in value. [See note under {Rise}, v. i.] J. Morse. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • appreciate — (v.) 1650s, to esteem or value highly, from L.L. appretiatus, pp. of appretiare to set a price to (see APPRAISE (Cf. appraise)). Meaning to rise in value (intransitive) first recorded 1789. Related: APPRECIATED (Cf. Appreciated); appreciating …   Etymology dictionary

  • appreciate — ► VERB 1) recognize the value or significance of. 2) understand (a situation) fully. 3) be grateful for. 4) rise in value or price. DERIVATIVES appreciator noun. ORIGIN Latin appretiare appraise , from pretium …   English terms dictionary

  • appreciate */*/ — UK [əˈpriːʃɪˌeɪt] / US [əˈprɪʃɪˌeɪt] verb Word forms appreciate : present tense I/you/we/they appreciate he/she/it appreciates present participle appreciating past tense appreciated past participle appreciated 1) [transitive, never progressive]… …   English dictionary


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