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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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All this is presented from the viewpoint of two visiting art appreciators, from the dominant culture, who are privileged to share this amazing glimpse of Hopi Kachina creation and lore.
In the case of environmental art, however, there is no distinction between "life time" and "art time" and, by inference, no distinction between the hoi and a class of educated art appreciators.
Tickets aren't that hard to get but what I can promise is the most amazing gathering of horticulturists and their displays for garden appreciators anywhere.
People born under this sign are claimed to be fashionable, appreciators of beauty and have exceptional taste.
Some of Italy's most impressive wines (Barolo, Barbaresco, Barbera, Dolcetto) and foods (white truffles, fritto misto) are produced in the northwest corner of the country, beckoning appreciators of fine dining to visit.
Democracy is in danger because of its so-called appreciators, PML-N sources said adding that the solution of every political problem is hidden in the constitution of Pakistan.
After two draws, the co-hosts task is as straight-forward as it ever could be: win and they advance to a dream place in the quarter-finals, anything else and their fans will have to turn from passionate supporters into objective appreciators.
One role of painting is to give appreciators comfortable stimulation and impart a zest for life.
In this way the sermon becomes a kind of propaedeutic for the hearing of the Passion story, akin to a preconcert talk given by a musicologist to help the audience better understand and thus become more acute listeners and appreciators of what they are about to hear.
Paradoxically, this fantasy can only be most fully "realized" through the purchase of a Kinkade; thereby appreciators must actively participate in the potentially debilitating consumer ethos from which they seek refuge.
Indeed, two problems - deteriorating art and a leaky strip of fascia - and two new airport buildings have led to a solution leaving smiles on the faces of airport officials and appreciators of art.
emotionalism to the rightful appreciators of such poetry, he went on to