verb (used with object), ap·pre·ci·at·ed, ap·pre·ci·at·ing.
verb (used without object), ap·pre·ci·at·ed, ap·pre·ci·at·ing.
Origin of appreciate
Examples from the Web for appreciated
Both Edgar and Julio shared the same smile and light-hearted manner that I remembered and appreciated from years ago.
I found their melancholy inviting and I appreciated their contemplative, lonely world.
Dovlatov appreciated irony constantly, consistently, and with élan.
Many early maps are not appreciated for the same reason they were created.
He appreciated the non-theistic approach because it helps “guide yourself to finding yourself,” he said.
Lucille was watching the people below and had not appreciated the significance of what had been passing between the two.The Yellow Crayon|E. Phillips Oppenheim
But Anne, lonely in her new quarters, had appreciated the forlornness of the old drake and had adopted him.Mistress Anne|Temple Bailey
The enormous crime of Spain in destroying this civilization has never yet been appreciated in Europe.History of the Intellectual Development of Europe, Volume II (of 2)|John William Draper
Then, indeed, the true working of Joe Gresson's design was experienced and appreciated.The Great Airship.|F. S. Brereton
Dr. Franklin appreciated more correctly, and explained, the course of the Maryland assembly.The American Quarterly Review|Various