Appreciation meaning

ə-prēshē-āshən
Recognition of the quality, value, significance, or magnitude of people and things.
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A judgment or evaluation.
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A judgment or opinion, especially a favorable one.
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Awareness or delicate perception, especially of aesthetic qualities or values.
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Appreciation is defined as feelings of thankfulness.

Receiving an award from a charity for your work is an example of receiving an award as appreciation of your work.

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The definition of appreciation is growth in the price or worth of something.

If a house costs more today that it did 10 years ago, that is an example of the appreciation of the house.

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The act or fact of appreciating.
  • Proper estimation or enjoyment.
  • Grateful recognition, as of a favor.
  • Sensitive awareness or enjoyment, as of art.
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The increase in value, over time, of an asset, stock or investment. The opposite is depreciation.
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An expression of gratitude.
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A rise in value or price.
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The incremental increase in an asset’s value, usually because of inflation. Compare depreciation.
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The awareness or understanding of the meaning, significance, value, or worth of something.
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The appreciation in the value of property that has not yet been subject to tax. See also realization.
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A just valuation or estimate of merit, worth, weight, etc.; recognition of excellence.
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A rise in value;—opposed to depreciation.
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The definition of appreciation refers to the recognition or admiration of something.

Holding something in high regard, like a work of art, is an example of having an appreciation of it.

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A rise in value or price, especially over time.
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Accurate perception; true estimation; as, an appreciation of the difficulties before us; an appreciation of colors.

His foreboding showed his appreciation of Henry's character. —J. R. Green.

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Origin of appreciation

  • From French appréciation.

    From Wiktionary