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Definition 1: gain in value - [verb of change]

Samples where appreciate or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The yen appreciated again!

Synonyms for appreciate in the sense of this definition

(appreciate is a kind of ...) become bigger or greater in amount

"The amount of work increased"

(appreciate has a similar meaning as ...) increase the value of

"The Germans want to appreciate the Deutsche Mark"

Definition 2: increase the value of - [verb of change]

Samples where appreciate or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The Germans want to appreciate the Deutsche Mark

Synonyms for appreciate in the sense of this definition

(appreciate is a kind of ...) value anew

"revalue the German Mark"

(appreciate has a similar meaning as ...) gain in value

"The yen appreciated again!"

Definition 3: be fully aware of; realize fully - [verb of cognition]

Samples where appreciate or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Do you appreciate the full meaning of this letter?

Synonyms for appreciate in the sense of this definition

(appreciate is a kind of ...) perceive (an idea or situation) mentally

"Now I see!" "I just can't see your point" "Does she realize how important this decision is?" "I don't understand the idea"

Definition 4: recognize with gratitude; be grateful for - [verb of emotion]

(appreciate is a kind of ...) express obligation, thanks, or gratitude for

"We must acknowledge the kindness she showed towards us"

Definition 5: hold dear - [verb of possession]

Samples where appreciate or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • I prize these old photographs

Synonyms for appreciate in the sense of this definition

(appreciate is a kind of ...) deem to be

"She views this quite differently from me" "I consider her to be shallow" "I don't see the situation quite as negatively as you do"

(... is a kind of appreciate ) show due and full appreciation

"The diners did the food and wine justice"

(... is a kind of appreciate ) show approval or appreciation of

"My work is not recognized by anybody!" "The best student was recognized by the Dean"

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