appreciates






verb (used with object), ap·pre·ci·at·ed, ap·pre·ci·at·ing.

  1. to be grateful or thankful for: They appreciated his thoughtfulness.
  2. to value or regard highly; place a high estimate on: to appreciate good wine.
  3. to be fully conscious of; be aware of; detect: to appreciate the dangers of a situation.
  4. to raise in value.

verb (used without object), ap·pre·ci·at·ed, ap·pre·ci·at·ing.

  1. to increase in value: Property values appreciated yearly.

verb (mainly tr)

  1. to feel thankful or grateful forto appreciate a favour
  2. (may take a clause as object) to take full or sufficient account ofto appreciate a problem
  3. to value highlyto appreciate Shakespeare
  4. (usually intr) to raise or increase in value
v.

1650s, “to esteem or value highly,” from Late Latin appretiatus, past participle of appretiare “to set a price to” (see appraise). Meaning “to rise in value” (intransitive) first recorded 1789. Related: Appreciated; appreciating.

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