Translation of "appreciate" - English-Italian dictionary


verb uk /əˈpriː·ʃi·eɪt/ (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.
I, you, etc. would appreciate

used when you are politely requesting something

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

(Translation of “appreciate” from the Cambridge English–Italian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)