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appreciated Meaning, Definition & Usage

  1. verb recognize with gratitude; be grateful for
    appreciate.
  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
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"Rowling never met an adverb she didn't like."

-Stephen King on J.K Rowling's excessive use of adverbs.

Fear not the Adverb Hell!

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