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Definition of apriciate

"apriciate" is probably misspelled. Trying appreciate instead Definition of appreciate

1. appreciate [ v ] recognize with gratitude; be grateful for

Used in print:

(The Detroit News,...)

While he was at it , the philosopher of the Kremlin contributed an additional assist to the rule of reason by bellowing at those in the west who can n't appreciate coexistence thru suicide .

(Eugene E. Golay, Organizing the Local Church for Effect...)

People appreciate experiences that demand something of them .

(Larry Koller, "The New Guns of '61"...)

You still have time to drop a_few hints about the gifts you 'd appreciate most ; the time to decide on them is now .

(Cordwainer Smith, "A Planet Named Shayol,"...)

There were unclaimed square_miles of seating space around them , but he appreciated the kindliness of her gesture none the less .

(Patrick Dennis, Little Me....)

And did he appreciate my efforts on his behalf ?

Synonyms appreciate Related Terms acknowledge

2. appreciate [ v ] be fully aware of; realize fully
Examples: "Do you appreciate the full meaning of this letter?"

Used in print:

(Sports Age, 24:9...)

Here you begin to appreciate the scope of the challenges and possibilities facing the industry .

(Morton A. Kaplan and Nicholas de B. Katzenbach,...)

To appreciate this development , we must relate it to other aspects of nineteenth century philosophy .

Synonyms appreciate take_account Related Terms understand appreciator

3. appreciate [ v ] hold dear
Examples: "I prize these old photographs"

Used in print:

(Los Angeles Times...)

A generation ago there were plenty of people who appreciated antiques and fine reproductions .


Mantle so appreciated Miller 's delicate literary style that he broadened teammates ' minds by reading sensitive passages aloud during road trips .

(Time, 77: 3...)

`` I appreciate beauty '' .

(Booth Hemingway and Stuart H. Brown,...)

A brief course in hydraulics from the pool builders may well be appreciated in a future crisis .

(Patrick Dennis, Little Me....)

Only George_Santayana seemed to understand and appreciate the film when he wrote : `` Miss_Poitrine has perpetrated the_most eloquent argument for the Protestant faith yet unleashed by Hollywood '' .

Synonyms appreciate value treasure prize Related Terms see do_justice recognize treasure

4. appreciate [ v ] gain in value, as of a currency
Examples: "The yen appreciated again!"

Synonyms revalue apprise apprize appreciate Related Terms depreciate increase

5. appreciate [ v ] increase the value of, as of a currency
Examples: "The Germans want to appreciate the Deutsche Mark"

Synonyms apprise apprize appreciate Related Terms depreciate revalue

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