Definition and Meanings for appreciate
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Part of Speech of appreciate
transitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun, intransitive verb
Etymology of appreciate
Meaning of appreciate
as transitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun
- to set a price or value on; to estimate justly; to value.
- to raise the value of; to increase the market price of; -- opposed to depreciate.
- to be sensible of; to distinguish.
as intransitive verb, intransitive verb
- to rise in value. [see note under rise, v. i.]