Translation of "appreciate" - English-French dictionary


verb /əˈpriːʃieit/

to be grateful for (something)

être reconnaissant (de)
I appreciate all your hard work.

to value (someone or something) highly

apprécier (à sa juste valeur)
Mothers are very often not appreciated.

understand; to be aware of

se rendre (bien) compte de
I appreciate your difficulties but I cannot help.

to increase in value

prendre de la valeur
My house has appreciated (in value) considerably over the last ten years.
appreciable /-ʃəbl/ adjective

noticeable; considerable

There has been an appreciable increase in house prices.
appreciably /-ʃəbli/ adverb

appreciation noun


I wish to show my appreciation for everything which you have done.

the state of valuing or understanding something

sensibilité (à)
He has gained a deep appreciation of poetry.

the state of being aware of something

idée (de)
He has no appreciation of our difficulties.

a written article etc which describes the qualities of something

Sheila is writing an appreciation of the new book.
appreciative /-ʃətiv/ adjective

giving due thanks or praise; grateful

an appreciative audience.
appreciatively adverb

avec appréciation

(Translation of “appreciate” from the PASSWORD English–French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)