Associations to the word «Appreciation»


APPRECIATION, noun. A just valuation or estimate of merit, worth, weight, etc.; recognition of excellence.
APPRECIATION, noun. Accurate perception; true estimation; as, an appreciation of the difficulties before us; an appreciation of colors.
APPRECIATION, noun. A rise in value;—opposed to depreciation.

Dictionary definition

APPRECIATION, noun. Understanding of the nature or meaning or quality or magnitude of something; "he has a good grasp of accounting practices".
APPRECIATION, noun. Delicate discrimination (especially of aesthetic values); "arrogance and lack of taste contributed to his rapid success"; "to ask at that particular time was the ultimate in bad taste".
APPRECIATION, noun. An expression of gratitude; "he expressed his appreciation in a short note".
APPRECIATION, noun. A favorable judgment; "a small token in admiration of your works".
APPRECIATION, noun. An increase in price or value; "an appreciation of 30% in the value of real estate".

Wise words

If you wish to know the mind of a man, listen to his words.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe