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Appreciation vs. Appreciate

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Appreciationnoun

A fair valuation or estimate of merit, worth, weight, etc.; recognition of excellence.

‘We give to you this trophy as a token of our appreciation of all your years of service.’;

Appreciateverb

(transitive) To be grateful or thankful for.

‘I appreciate your efforts’;

Appreciationnoun

Accurate perception; true estimation.

‘an appreciation of the difficulties before us’; ‘an appreciation of colors’;

Appreciateverb

(transitive) To view as valuable.

‘You must learn to appreciate time’;

Appreciationnoun

A rise in value.

Appreciateverb

(transitive) To be fully conscious of; understand; be aware of; detect.

‘It is essential for the reader to appreciate how important this argument is.’; ‘I appreciate that what I'm asking you to do is very difficult.’;

Appreciationnoun

A just valuation or estimate of merit, worth, weight, etc.; recognition of excellence.

Appreciateverb

to increase in value.

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

Appreciationnoun

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.’;

Appreciateverb

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

‘To appreciate the motives of their enemies.’;

Appreciationnoun

A rise in value; - opposed to depreciation.

Appreciateverb

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

‘Lest a sudden peace should appreciate the money.’;

Appreciationnoun

understanding of the nature or meaning or quality or magnitude of something;

‘he has a good grasp of accounting practices’;

Appreciateverb

To be sensible of; to distinguish.

‘To test the power of bees to appreciate color.’;

Appreciationnoun

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’;

Appreciateverb

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

Appreciationnoun

an expression of gratitude;

‘he expressed his appreciation in a short note’;

Appreciateverb

recognize with gratitude; be grateful for

Appreciationnoun

a favorable judgment;

‘a small token in admiration of your works’;

Appreciateverb

be fully aware of; realize fully;

‘Do you appreciate the full meaning of this letter?’;

Appreciationnoun

an increase in price or value;

‘an appreciation of 30% in the value of real estate’;

Appreciateverb

hold dear;

‘I prize these old photographs’;

Appreciateverb

gain in value;

‘The yen appreciated again!’;

Appreciateverb

increase the value of;

‘The Germans want to appreciate the Deutsche Mark’;

Appreciateverb

recognize the full worth of

‘she feels that he does not appreciate her’;

Appreciateverb

be grateful for (something)

‘I'd appreciate any information you could give me’;

Appreciateverb

understand (a situation) fully; grasp the full implications of

‘they failed to appreciate the pressure he was under’; ‘I appreciate that you cannot be held totally responsible’;

Appreciateverb

rise in value or price

‘the dollar appreciated against the euro by 15 per cent’;

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