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appreciate

v. to increase in value over a period of time through the natural course of events, including inflation, greater rarity, or public acceptance. This can include real property, jewelry, rare books, art works or securities. (See: appreciation)

appreciate

(Comprehend), verb acknowledge, apprehend, be aware of, be cognizant of, be conscious of, conceive, discern, know, notice, perceive, realize, take into consideration, take notice, understand
Associated concepts: appreciate a risk, appreciate the danger

appreciate

(Increase), verb advance, become greater, become more numerous, become of greater value, enhance the degree of, gain in worth, grow in value, improve, increase the market price of, make of greater value, rise, rise in value
Associated concepts: appreciate in value

appreciate

(Value), verb adequately perceive, esteem, perceive the worth of, realize the worth of, recognize the worth of
See also: accrue, acknowledge, apprehend, comprehend, conceive, digest, discern, enhance, gauge, increase, note, notice, observe, perceive, pierce, realize, recognize, relish, understand
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We also appreciate the early relations that we are establishing with the visit of President Xi to Mar-a-Lago.
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We should appreciate them and support them no matter what.
2 : to admire greatly and with understanding <He appreciates poetry.
Committee member Janette McIntosh argued, "To appreciate doesn't mean to give up our faith, but to appreciate that others feel just as strongly for their faith as we feel for ours.
However, even at the current, meager contribution levels, politicians notice and appreciate the support, and they listen to our input.
Nor did the court appreciate that some homosexual people do not engage in same-sex sexual activities, and that some people who do engage in same-sex sexual activities are not homosexual.
Growing up on classic 70's shows like the Partridge Family and the Brady Bunch, Masubuchi grew to appreciate the ideal life America had to offer.
One of the most important attributes we look for in people is the ability to say 'thank you'; the sensitivity to appreciate that a favour has been done and the forthrightness to express that appreciation openly.
Since a music score is not required, readers with limited music theory background can easily follow and appreciate the analyses.
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Well-read students will appreciate references to Emerson, Thoreau, and Shakespeare's Hamlet and Macbeth.