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Synonyms for appreciate
əˈpri ʃiˌeɪtap·pre·ci·ate

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Wiktionary3.0 / 2 votes

  1. appreciateverb

    esteem, estimate, understand


  2. appreciateverb

    to be grateful or thankful for.

    I appreciate your efforts

    understand, esteem, estimate


  3. appreciateverb

    to view as valuable.

    You must learn to appreciate time

    understand, esteem, estimate


  4. appreciateverb

    to be fully conscious of; be aware of; detect.

    To test the power of bees to appreciate color.

    esteem, understand, estimate


  5. appreciateverb

    to increase in value.

    The value of his portfolio appreciated by 80% over eight years.

    understand, estimate, esteem


English Synonyms and Antonyms1.5 / 2 votes

  1. appreciateverb

    Esteem and estimate alike imply to set a certain mental value upon, but esteem is less precise and mercantile than calculate or estimate. We esteem a jewel precious; we estimate it to be worth so much money. This sense of esteem is now chiefly found in literary or oratorical style, and in certain conventional phrases; as, I esteem it an honor, a favor. In popular usage esteem, as said of persons, denotes a union of respect and kindly feeling and, in the highest sense, of moral approbation; as, one whom I highly esteem; the word may be used in a similar sense of material things or abstractions; as, one whose friendship I esteem; a shell greatly esteemed for inlaid work. To appreciate anything is to be deeply or keenly sensible of or sensitive to its qualities or influence, to see its full import, be alive to its value, importance, or worth; as, to appreciate beauty or harmony; to appreciate one's services in a cause; the word is similarly, tho rarely, used of persons. To prize is to set a high value on for something more than merely commercial reasons. One may value some object, as a picture, beyond all price, as a family heirloom, or may prize it as the gift of an esteemed friend, without at all appreciating its artistic merit or commercial value. To regard (French regarder, look at, observe) is to have a certain mental view favorable or unfavorable; as, I regard him as a friend; or, I regard him as a villain; regard has a distinctively favorable sense as applied to institutions, proprieties, duties, etc., but does not share the use of the noun regard as applied to persons; we regard the Sabbath; we regard a person's feelings; we have a regard for the person. Compare ESTEEM, n.

    calculate, consider, deem, esteem, esteem, estimate, hold, prize, regard, think, value

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms0.0 / 0 votes

  1. appreciate

    esteem, recognize, acknowledge, respect, value, prize, regard, reckon, estimate

    undervalue, misconceive, misjudge, ignore, misappreciate

Princeton's WordNet4.0 / 2 votes

  1. appreciateverb

    recognize with gratitude; be grateful for

    take account, apprise, apprize, revalue, treasure, value, prize

    devalue, depreciate, undervalue, devaluate

  2. appreciate, take accountverb

    be fully aware of; realize fully

    "Do you appreciate the full meaning of this letter?"

    prize, treasure, value, apprise, take account, apprize, revalue

    undervalue, depreciate, devaluate, devalue

  3. prize, value, treasure, appreciateverb

    hold dear

    "I prize these old photographs"

    value, apprise, assess, apprize, hold dear, care for, respect, appraise, esteem, pry, prize, cherish, rate, take account, measure, treasure, evaluate, jimmy, lever, revalue, prise, valuate

    devalue, undervalue, depreciate, devaluate

  4. appreciate, apprize, apprise, revalueverb

    gain in value

    "The yen appreciated again!"

    prize, treasure, send word, value, apprise, take account, give notice, advise, notify, instruct, apprize, revalue

    undervalue, devalue, depreciate, devaluate

  5. appreciate, apprize, appriseverb

    increase the value of

    "The Germans want to appreciate the Deutsche Mark"

    prize, treasure, send word, value, apprise, take account, give notice, advise, notify, instruct, apprize, revalue

    depreciate, devaluate, undervalue, devalue

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Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. appreciateverb

    estimate justly, set a just value on, form a correct estimate of, value rightly

  2. appreciateverb

    estimate, esteem, value, rate

  3. appreciateverb

    [U. S.] raise the value of

  4. appreciateverb

    [U. S.] rise in value, be worth more

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. appreciateverb

    value, esteem, prize

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How to use appreciate in a sentence?

  1. Kirstjen Nielsen:

    We thank you for your partnership always. We greatly, greatly appreciate it, we are right there with you, we know you're with us and we greatly appreciate it. So thank you, each and every one of you.

  2. Blanca Blanco:

    It hurts my feelings, but I guess its part of being in our industry, we have people who appreciate you and others that don’t. The designer Atria Couture did an amazing job with my dress and I appreciate them for dressing me.

  3. Kevin Hart:

    Thank God because I definitely don't have to be here, being that I am, it makes me appreciate life even more -- appreciate the things that really matter, family. I wan na thank my wife and my kids... I want to thank you all for being there for me during my difficult time.

  4. Ralph Waldo Emerson:

    To laugh often and much to win the respect of intelligent people and the affection of children to earn the appreciation of honest critics and endure the betrayal of false friends to appreciate beauty, to find the best in others to leave the world a little better whether by a healthy child, a garden patch or a redeemed social condition to know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is the meaning of success.

  5. Lyndon B. Johnson:

    When things haven't gone well for you, call in a secretary or a staff man and chew him out. You will sleep better and they will appreciate the attention.

Translations for appreciate

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  • يُقَدِّر قيمَة, نقدرArabic
  • оценявам, благодарен съм, усещам, разбирам, различавам, отчитам, ценя високоBulgarian
  • uvědomovat si, cenit, stoupnout v ceně, oceňovat, být vděčný, vážit siCzech
  • gwerthfawrogiWelsh
  • forstå, sætte pris på, stige i værdi, værdsætteDanish
  • verstehen, dankbar sein für, im Wert steigen, zu schätzen wissenGerman
  • εκτιμώ, ανατιμώμαι, αντιλαμβάνομαιGreek
  • agradecer, hacerse cargo de, valorar, aumentar su valor, comprenderSpanish
  • mõistma, tunnustama, hinnas tõusma, hindamaEstonian
  • قدر دانستنPersian
  • kallistua, erottaa, nousta arvossa, havaita, arvostaa, ymmärtää, antaa arvoaFinnish
  • prendre de la valeur, reconnaissantFrench
  • הוקיר, העריךHebrew
  • सराहनाHindi
  • felmegy az ára, méltányol, értékel, tudatában vanHungarian
  • naik harga, memahami, menyadari, berterima kasih, menghargaiIndonesian
  • apreciarIdo
  • capire, valorizzarsi, rendersi conto, apprezzareItalian
  • 鑑賞, 感謝, 値上がり, 理解Japanese
  • 이해하다, 감사하다, 진가를Korean
  • appreciateLatin
  • įvertinti, suprasti, vertinti, įgyti didesnę vertę, pabrangtiLithuanian
  • saprast, vērtēt, augstu vērtētLatvian
  • kaingākaunuiMāori
  • japprezzah, japprezzaha, apprezza, qagħad attent minnMaltese
  • beseffen, in waarde stijgen, waarderenDutch
  • forstå, sette pris på, stige i verdi, verdsetteNorwegian
  • doceniać, drożeć, zdawać sobie sprawę z, rozumiećPolish
  • valorizar, dar valor, compreenderPortuguese
  • recunoscător, își da seamaRomanian
  • воспринимать, учитывать, дорожать, ощущать, понимать, улавливать, оценивать, быть признательным, ценить, быть благодарнымRussian
  • byť si vedomý, získať na cene, oceniť, byť vďačný (za)Slovak
  • zavedati se, biti hvaleženSlovene
  • stiga, sätta värde på, förstå, vara medveten om, värdesätta, uppskattaSwedish
  • பாராட்டTamil
  • అభినందిస్తున్నాముTelugu
  • anlamak, değerini bilmek, müteşekkir olmak, teşekkür borçlu olmak, değeri artmak, takdir etmekTurkish
  • цінуємоUkrainian
  • đánh giáVietnamese
  • 欣賞Chinese
  • bongaZulu

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