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  • verbbe grateful, thankful
  • verbincrease in worth
  • verbrecognize worth
  • verbvalue highly

synonyms for appreciate

  • acknowledge
  • enjoy
  • welcome
  • be appreciative
  • be indebted
  • be obliged
  • flip over
  • freak out on
  • get high on
  • give thanks
  • groove on
See also synonyms for: appreciated / appreciates / appreciating / appreciator / unappreciated
  • enhance
  • gain
  • improve
  • grow
  • inflate
  • rise
  • raise the value of
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antonyms for appreciate

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  • criticize
  • decrease
  • depreciate
  • disparage
  • disregard
  • lose value
  • neglect
  • overlook
  • decrease
  • worsen
  • decline
  • lessen
  • criticize
  • depreciate
  • disparage
  • disregard
  • lose value
  • neglect
  • overlook
  • ignore
  • misinterpret
  • miss
  • mistake
  • misunderstand
  • neglect
  • criticize
  • decrease
  • depreciate
  • disparage
  • disregard
  • lose value
  • overlook
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To appreciate is to exercise wise judgment, delicate perception, and keen insight in realizing the worth of something. To esteem is to feel respect combined with a warm, kindly feeling. To value is to attach importance to a thing because of its worth (material or otherwise). To prize is to value highly and cherish.

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How to use appreciate in a sentence

I wrote about how much I appreciate that kind of sweet kookiness in comedies — the sort of story ideas you simply can’t imagine a filmmaker pitching today, let alone a studio executive greenlighting.
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This is a Mustang, after all, so that is important to the people who appreciate that heritage.
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We have a card that was specifically planned to espouse how fast life moves, and how we may forget to stop and say, “I appreciate you.”
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It was a true lightswitch wine for me, and helped me understand and appreciate grower Champagne in a deeper way.
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That’s one thing Kramon appreciates, even on the most painful calls.
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I’d like my person to appreciate the grandiosity of how I show affection, but also recognize the simplest moments and be able to appreciate those together.
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From there, it’s four hours to Death Valley National Park, where you’ll appreciate the contrast from snowy peaks to rolling sand dunes in a below-sea-level basin.
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It was a great atmosphere in there, and I really appreciated it a lot.
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To appreciate the reason the company wants to replace it, take an old freight elevator to the ninth floor, go past a few heavy steel doors, and climb some stairs and two rooftop ladders.
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I think that they appreciate what we do, and they wanted to see us stick around.
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