形容词:appreciatory 名词:appreciator 动词过去式:appreciated 过去分词:appreciated 现在分词:appreciating 第三人称单数:appreciates
1 [Tn] understand and enjoy (sth); value highly 理解并欣赏（某事物）; 赏识; 高度评价
*You can't fully appreciate foreign literature in translation. 看翻译作品很难欣赏到外国文学的精髓.
* I really appreciate a good cup of tea. 有好茶一杯, 我就真乐在其中了.
* Your help was greatly appreciated, ie We were grateful for it. 非常感谢你的帮助.
2 [Tn, Tf, Tw] understand (sth) with sympathy 体恤, 体念, 体谅（某事物）
*I appreciate your problem, but I don't think I can help you. 我理解你的困难, 但却爱莫能助.
* I appreciate that you may have prior commitments. 我体谅你可能事先已另有承诺.
* You don't seem to appreciate how busy I am. 你似乎不能体念我多么忙.
3 [I] increase in value 增值; 涨价
*Local property has appreciated (in value) since they built the motorway nearby. 自从附近修建了高速公路, 本地的地产（价值）已经增值.
1600-1700; Language: Late Latin;Origin:
, past participle of appretiare, from Latin
+ pretium 'price'
] [T not in progressive]
to understand how serious or important a situation or problem is or what someone's feelings are
= realizeappreciate the significance/importance/value of sth He did not fully appreciate the significance of signing the contract.appreciate that We appreciate that caring for children is an important job.appreciate what/how/why It is difficult to appreciate how bad the situation had become. [T]
used to thank someone in a polite way or to say that you are grateful for something they have done Thanks ever so much for your help, I really appreciate it. I appreciate your concern , but honestly, I'm fine. I'd appreciate it if you let me get on with my job. [T]
to understand how good or useful someone or something is Her abilities are not fully appreciated by her employer. I'm not an expert, but I appreciate fine works of art. [I]technical
to gradually become more valuable over a period of time
≠ depreciate Most investments are expected to appreciate at a steady rate.