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 well-appreciated
Our well-appreciated correspondent, Mrs. M. D. Wellcome, has published in a neat pamphlet, an essay upon "Roses."Talks about Flowers.|M. D. Wellcome
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.