- to be grateful or thankful for: They appreciated his thoughtfulness.
- to value or regard highly; place a high estimate on: to appreciate good wine.
- to be fully conscious of; be aware of; detect: to appreciate the dangers of a situation.
- to raise in value.
- to increase in value: Property values appreciated yearly.
Origin of appreciate
Related Words for appreciatorsdevotee, dilettante, buff, aficionado, cognoscente, freak, expert, specialist, gourmet, nut, savant, maven, adept, critic, arbiter, judge, fan, aesthete, epicure, appreciator
Examples from the Web for appreciators
Historical Examples of appreciators
How tenderly the frail bodies of Coleridge and of Francis Thompson were cared for by their appreciators.The Joyful Heart
Robert Haven Schauffler
I merely cite this to show that my appreciators are not to one country confined—I mean, confined to one country.
I wonder, sometimes, whether the appreciators of art and of mathematical solutions are not even more closely allied.Art
These appreciators talked of the "word-painting" of Mrs. Browning.
- to feel thankful or grateful forto appreciate a favour
- (may take a clause as object) to take full or sufficient account ofto appreciate a problem
- to value highlyto appreciate Shakespeare
- (usually intr) to raise or increase in value