appreciated Meaning, Definition & Usage

  1. verb recognize with gratitude; be grateful for
  2. verb be fully aware of; realize fully
    appreciate; take account.
    • Do you appreciate the full meaning of this letter?
  3. verb hold dear
    treasure; appreciate; prize; value.
    • I prize these old photographs
  4. verb gain in value
    appreciate; apprise; apprize; revalue.
    • The yen appreciated again!
  5. verb increase the value of
    appreciate; apprise; apprize.
    • The Germans want to appreciate the Deutsche Mark
  6. adjective satellite fully understood or grasped
    comprehended; apprehended.
    • dangers not yet appreciated
    • these apprehended truths
    • a thing comprehended is a thing known as fully as it can be known