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.
- appraisal drilling,
Origin of appreciate
Examples from the Web for appreciators
I wonder, sometimes, whether the appreciators of art and of mathematical solutions are not even more closely allied.Art|Clive Bell
These appreciators talked of the "word-painting" of Mrs. Browning.
I merely cite this to show that my appreciators are not to one country confined—I mean, confined to one country.
How tenderly the frail bodies of Coleridge and of Francis Thompson were cared for by their appreciators.The Joyful Heart|Robert Haven Schauffler
verb (mainly tr)
Word Origin for appreciate
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.