appreciate

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/əˈpriːʃieɪt/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/əˈpriʃiˌeɪt/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(ə prēshē āt′)


Inflections of 'appreciate' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
appreciates
v 3rd person singular
appreciating
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
appreciated
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
appreciated
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."

WordReference English Thesaurus © 2020
Sense: Verb: be grateful for
Synonyms:
be grateful for, be appreciative of, be thankful for, give thanks for, thank God for, be glad of, welcome
Antonyms:
be ungrateful, complain , criticize , dislike , abhor, detest, despise , curse , find fault with, pick holes in
Sense: Verb: enjoy - art, etc.
Synonyms:
enjoy , have a taste for, be a fan of, like , take pleasure in, be fond of, be into (slang), relish
Antonyms:
be unaware of, not understand, miss the meaning of, be critical of, find fault with, criticize , dislike , abhor, detest, despise , belittle
Sense: Verb: recognize worth
Synonyms:
esteem , prize , value , treasure , cherish , admire, look up to, think highly of, venerate, love , regard , respect , hold sb/sth in high regard, hold sb/sth in high esteem, have a high opinion of, recognize , recognise (UK)
Antonyms:
undervalue, misunderstand, undervalue, minimize the value of, misconstrue, misinterpret, overlook , underestimate , underrate
Sense: Verb: be aware of
Synonyms:
be aware of, realize , realise (UK), grasp , comprehend , understand , apprehend, get (informal), recognize , recognise (UK), register , pick up on (informal), catch on to (informal), cotton on to (informal), know , be cognizant of (formal)
Antonyms:
be insensitive to, ignore , misunderstand, miss , be unaware of, not be conscious of, mistake , misconstrue, fail to grasp
Sense: Verb: increase
Synonyms:
increase , go up, rise , soar , grow , swell , climb , wax , gain , burgeon, mount , mushroom , balloon , snowball

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