Translation of "appreciate" - English-Portuguese dictionary


verb uk /əˈpriː·ʃi·eɪt/ us /əˈpri·ʃiˌeɪt/ present participle appreciating, past tense and past participle appreciated

to understand how good something or someone is

apreciar, prezar
He wouldn’t appreciate an expensive wine.

to feel grateful for something

apreciar, agradecer
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

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

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