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Definición de “appreciate” en inglés

appreciate

verb uk   /əˈpriː.ʃi.eɪt/ us  

appreciate verb (VALUE)

B2 to recognize how good someone or something is and to value him, her, or it: There's no point buying him expensive wines - he doesn't appreciate them. C2 [T] to understand a situation and realize that it is important: We appreciate the need for immediate action. [+ that] I appreciate that it's a difficult decision for you to make. [+ question word] I don't think you appreciate how much time I spent preparing this meal.Understanding and comprehending I/we appreciate... B2 used when you are thanking someone or showing that you are grateful: We really appreciate all the help you gave us last weekend. [+ -ing verb] I appreciate your making the effort to come.Relieved and thankful would appreciate B2 used when you are politely asking for something: I would appreciate it if you could let me know (= please let me know) in advance whether or not you will be coming.Making appeals and requests

appreciate verb (INCREASE)

[I] to increase in value: The value of our house has appreciated by 50 percent in the last two years. Our house has appreciated (in value) by 50 percent in the last two years.
Opposite
Value and price increases
(Definition of appreciate from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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