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appreciations, plural;
  1. The recognition and enjoyment of the good qualities of someone or something
    • - I smiled in appreciation
    • - she shows a fine appreciation of obscure thinkers
  2. Gratitude for something
    • - they would be the first to show their appreciation
  3. A piece of writing in which the qualities of a person or the person's work are discussed and assessed

  4. Sensitive understanding of the aesthetic value of something
    • - courses in music appreciation
  5. A full understanding of a situation
    • - they have an appreciation of the needs of users
    • - the bank's lack of appreciation of their problems
  6. Increase in monetary value
    • - the appreciation of the franc against the dollar

  1. understanding of the nature or meaning or quality or magnitude of something; "he has a good grasp of accounting practices"
  2. taste: 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"
  3. an expression of gratitude; "he expressed his appreciation in a short note"
  4. admiration: a favorable judgment; "a small token in admiration of your works"
  5. an increase in price or value; "an appreciation of 30% in the value of real estate"
  6. (appreciative) feeling or expressive of gratitude; "was appreciative of his efforts"; "an appreciative word"
  7. In accounting, appreciation of an asset is an increase in its value. In this sense it is the reverse of depreciation, which measures the fall in value of assets over their normal life-time. Generally, the term is reserved for property or, more specifically, land and buildings.
  8. Currency depreciation is the loss of value of a country's currency with respect to one or more foreign reference currencies, typically in a floating exchange rate system. ...
  9. Gratitude, thankfulness, or appreciation is a positive emotion or attitude in acknowledgment of a benefit that one has received or will receive. ...
  10. A just valuation or estimate of merit, worth, weight, etc.; recognition of excellence; Accurate perception; true estimation; as, an appreciation of the difficulties before us; an appreciation of colors; A rise in value;—opposed to depreciation
  11. (Appreciations) Personal testimonies by artists, historians, critics, and students focus in depth on specific works of art and expose readers to different voices and ways of responding to art.
  12. An increase in the value of a property due to changes in market conditions or other causes. The opposite of depreciation.
  13. The difference between the increased value of the property and the original value.
  14. An increase in the worth or value of a property due to economic or related causes, which may prove to be either temporary or permanent; opposite of depreciation. (See depreciation)
  15. The natural rise in property value due to market forces.
  16. The amount your home’s value has increased since your purchase.
  17. the measurable value that increases on a home or property. Market improvements and home renovations often drive appreciation value.
  18. Increase in value of a property, not including increases from improvements.
  19. A currency is said to ‘appreciate’ when it strengthens in price in response to market demand.
  20. The increase in value of something because it is worth more now than when you bought it.
  21. Express gratitude for something another person has done.
  22. noticing and commenting on some inherent nature quality of another person or yourself -- called Self-Appreciation. May be used as a direction to bring about discharge or as a means of becoming more present.
  23. The increase in the value of an asset. Real Estate usually goes up in value over time. However, cars and timeshares usually go down in value over time. ...
  24. Increase in value. Often used with reference to an asset, such as land, building, stocks or bonds.
  25. The increase in value ($) in a home from when the home was first purchased.