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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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