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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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The appreciator is moreover to imagine being a soldier.
When developing his views on environment and aesthetic experience, Berleant has a habit of contrasting his engagement model to a position he terms 'the traditional' view of environment appreciation by which he refers to a conception in which the relationship between the appreciator and environment is conceived in terms of a detached subject contemplating a stable and framed object.
A man of eclectic tastes, who prided himself as a great appreciator of things, there is one place where Cooper's disparate interests can best be seen--in his home, the Sconce.
So as an actor, you are also an appreciator of him, and you try to take a lot of inspiration from him," he added.
Commenting on the event, Minister of Information Abdul Aziz Khoja expressed thanks and appreciator to Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah for his patronage of the show.
The winning appreciator of culinary excellence paid AED 150,000 to have the privilege of welcoming Izu Ani, head chef of La Petite Maison in DIFC into their home.
Many artists that become household names in the UK, go unheard of and unnoticed in the States and, with the help of Jade's insightful and knowledgeable information, I've become a great fan and appreciator of not only many new, unsigned artists in Liverpool, but now am familiar with the city itself.
Ten words that put together transformed me, like a magic spell, from a generally optimistic appreciator of yellow roses and pink marshmallows into a slightly creepy oddball who likes lying on top of gravestones.
But I can still be a language creation art appreciator, which itself takes a certain amount of work and background knowledge" (290).
He was always amused and fascinated by female femaleness, I think, a real woman appreciator.