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 appreciates
She also appreciates the importance of providing young girls strong role models, onscreen and off.
But no one appreciates the sweetness of life quite like someone who never thought they would live long enough to get old.
Steve Ferrani, who uses an interactive teller at least once a week for his business deposits, appreciates the longer hours.
The author who dug up that photo in Cooperstown appreciates the epistemological puzzle.The Myth of Jackie Mitchell, the Girl Who Struck Out Ruth and Gehrig|Adam Doster|May 18, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The resentment created by American use of unmanned strikes ... is much greater than the average American appreciates.America’s Troubled Drone Policy: Let the Debate Finally Begin|John Kael Weston|February 10, 2013|DAILY BEAST
He sympathises, appreciates, interprets, and thus in part creates.The Age of Tennyson|Hugh Walker
But only his intimate friends are aware how he appreciates literature and art, and how solid his acquirements are in both.Punch - Volume 25 (Jul-Dec 1853)|Various
I am glad she appreciates me, I didn't think she did while she was living with us.A Young Mutineer|Mrs. L. T. Meade
Curchod is not worthy of her; he who appreciates her and separates himself from her is a man to be despised.Gibbon|James Cotter Morison
If they know she sees and appreciates their efforts, they will redouble them.Lessons on Manners|Edith E. Wiggin