appreciate

  • 21appreciate — 01. I really [appreciate] all the help you ve given us. 02. The company gave him a large bonus in [appreciation] for his hard work. 03. Everyone knows that coffee has caffeine, but some people don t realize that tea has an [appreciable] amount of …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 22appreciate —  has a slightly more specific meaning than writers sometimes give it. If you appreciate something, you value it ( I appreciate your concern ) or you understand it sympathetically ( I appreciate your predicament ). But when there is no sense of… …

    Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

  • 23appreciate —    has a slightly more specific meaning than writers sometimes give it. If you appreciate something, you value it ( I appreciate your concern ) or you understand it sympathetically ( I appreciate your predicament ). But when there is no sense of… …

    Dictionary of troublesome word

  • 24appreciate — verb 1 (T) to understand how good or useful someone or something is: Her abilities are not fully appreciated by her employer. 2 (T) to thank someone or be grateful for something they have done: I appreciated his help when we moved. | I would… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 25appreciate — verb 1) I d appreciate your advice Syn: be grateful for, be thankful for, be obliged for, be indebted for, be in your debt for, be appreciative of Ant: disparage 2) the college appreciated her greatly Syn …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 26appreciate — v. 1 tr. a esteem highly; value. b be grateful for (we appreciate your sympathy). c be sensitive to (appreciate the nuances). 2 tr. (often foll. by that + clause) understand; recognize (I appreciate that I may be wrong). 3 a intr. (of property… …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 27appreciate — verb /əˈpɹɪ.ʃi.eɪt/ a) to be grateful or thankful for. I appreciate your efforts b) to view as valuable. You must learn to appreciate time Syn: esteem, estimate, understand …

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  • 28appreciate — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. prize, esteem, value; increase[in value]; comprehend, understand; realize worth. See approbation, knowledge, measurement, gratitude. Ant., decrease. II (Roget s IV) v. 1. [To be grateful] Syn. welcome …

    English dictionary for students

  • 29appreciate — verb 1) I m not appreciated here Syn: value, admire, respect, think highly of, think much of, be grateful for, be glad of 2) we appreciate the problems Syn: recognize, realize, know …

    Synonyms and antonyms dictionary

  • 30appreciate — [17] Like appraise, appreciate originally comes from the notion of setting a price on something. It comes from late Latin appretiāre, a compound verb formed from ad ‘to’ and pretium ‘price’. The neutral sense of ‘estimating worth’ was already… …

    The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • 31appreciate — [c]/əˈpriʃieɪt / (say uh preesheeayt), /əˈprisi / (say uh preesee ) verb (appreciated, appreciating) –verb (t) 1. to place a sufficiently high estimate on: *Mr Farquhar did not on 11th August, 1977 appreciate the full enormity of what he was then …

    Australian-English dictionary

  • 32appreciate — To estimate justly; to set a price or value on. When used with reference to the nature and effect of an act, appreciate may be synonymous with know or understand or realize …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 33appreciate — To estimate justly; to set a price or value on. When used with reference to the nature and effect of an act, appreciate may be synonymous with know or understand or realize …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 34appreciate — [17] Like appraise, appreciate originally comes from the notion of setting a price on something. It comes from late Latin appretiāre, a compound verb formed from ad ‘to’ and pretium ‘price’. The neutral sense of ‘estimating worth’ was already… …

    Word origins

  • 35appreciate — 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… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 36appreciate — ap·pre·ci·ate || É™ priːʃɪeɪt v. esteem, regard highly; raise the value, become more valuable …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 37appreciate v — appreciatively adv, wonderful adj …

    English expressions

  • 38appreciate — [ə pri:ʃɪeɪt, sɪ ] verb 1》 recognize the value or significance of.     ↘be grateful for. 2》 rise in value or price. Derivatives appreciator noun appreciatory ʃ(ɪ)ət(ə)ri adjective Origin C16 (earlier (ME) as appr …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 39appreciate — I. v. a. 1. Estimate justly, set a just value on, form a correct estimate of, value rightly, perceive the worth of, value, esteem, prize. 2. Estimate, esteem, value, rate. 3. Raise the value of, make of greater value. II. v. n. Rise in value, be… …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 40appreciate — v 1. value, cherish, treasure, prize; enjoy, relish, savor, Sl. dig; like, love, care for, delight in, rejoice in, Sl. get a kick out of. 2. esteem, admire, honor, adore; respect, revere, reverence, venerate; hold in high regard, estimate justly …

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