One entry found for appreciate.
Main Entry: ap·pre·ci·ate
Pronunciation: -pr-sh-t, -prish--t
Inflected Form(s): -at·ed; -at·ing
Etymology: from Latin appretiatus "having put a value on," derived from ap-, ad- "to" and pretium "price" --related to PRICE 1: to see the worth, quality, or significance of <appreciate the difference between right and wrong> 2: to admire highly <appreciates the artist's work> 3: to be fully aware of <must experience it to appreciate it> 4: to be grateful for <we appreciate your help> 5: to increase in number or value <savings appreciate over time> - ap·pre·ci·a·tion /-pr-sh--shn, -prish--/ noun - ap·pre·cia·tive /-pr-sht-iv, -prish-t-/ adjective - ap·pre·cia·tive·lyadverb - ap·pre·cia·tive·nessnoun