appreciate

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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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Handmade in India has a built-in audience of artists students and appreciators of Indian handicrafts but it doesnt stop there.
Then, 65 years from now, earnest appreciators of early-21st-century American life would be able to find one or two of those comic books and share them with kindred spirits.
2 and Musicology, a musical event management group, saw an audience of music appreciators and a considerable number of foreigners.
Businesspeople are also parents, opera appreciators, football fans, followers of religions and passionate about numerous causes.
Ed's sculptures are collected by museums, institutions and art appreciators throughout the world.
But what does it mean to say that readers of one form are the best appreciators of a story apparently written in some entirely other form?
I think the crowd is mixed between serious art appreciators and those just passing by.
Rather, I'm interested in how our very capacity to be appreciators depends on our ability to give ourselves reasons for taking up commitments with respect to the particular, and immediately pressing, elements of our experience.
A grass-roots movement is responsible for this success as appreciators continue to trade up.
Not only is this a display which will be fascinating for anyone interested in local history but the art appreciators amongst us will not be disappointed either.
A grassroots movement is responsible for this success as appreciators continue to trade up.
We must be careful not to confuse this world with the world of La Grande Jatte itself, and in general not to confuse the worlds of games that appreciators play with representational works with the worlds of the works.