Appreciate is when the price of something goes up.(verb)
A savings account that earns interest is an example of a savings account that will appreciate over time.
The definition of appreciate is to know and accept the value of something.(verb)
To admire the work of Picasso is an example of appreciate.
Appreciate is defined as being grateful to someone.(verb)
An example of appreciate is if someone helps you move and you thank them for their help.
See appreciate in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: < LL(Ec) appretiatus, pp. of appretiare, appraise
See appreciate in American Heritage Dictionary 4
verb ap·pre·ci·at·ed, ap·pre·ci·at·ing, ap·pre·ci·ates verb, transitive
Origin: Late Latin appretiāre, appretiāt-, to appraise; see appraise.
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