Bedeutung von "appreciate" Essential amerikanisches Englisch Wörterbuch


verb us /əˈpri·ʃiˌeɪt/ (present participle appreciating, past tense and past participle appreciated)

to understand how good something or someone is:

He wouldn’t appreciate an expensive wine.

to feel grateful for something:

I really appreciate all your help.

to understand that a situation is difficult:

I appreciate that this is a difficult decision for you.
would appreciate

used when you are politely requesting something:

I would appreciate it if you didn’t smoke in the house.

(Definition von "appreciate" von Webster's Essential Mini Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)