appreciate /əˈpriːʃieɪt/ verb
VALUE [T] › to understand how good something or someone is and be able to enjoy them: There's no point buying him expensive wines - he doesn't appreciate them. GRATEFUL [T] › to feel grateful for something: I'd really appreciate your help. UNDERSTAND [T] › to understand something about a situation, especially that it is complicated or difficult: [+ (that)] I appreciate that it is a difficult decision for you to make. INCREASE [I] formal › to increase in value: Houses and antiques generally appreciate with time.