Definition of Appreciation:

  1. Increase in monetary value.

  2. Recognition and enjoyment of the good qualities of someone or something.

  3. Increase in the value of an asset which is in excess of the assets depreciable cost, and is due to economic and other factors (such as scarcity or inflation) and not due to additions or improvements made to it.

  4. A full understanding of a situation.

Synonyms of Appreciation

Acceptance, Access, Accession, Accretion, Accrual, Accruement, Accumulation, Acknowledgment, Addition, Admiration, Admission, Adoration, Advance, Aggrandizement, Allowance, Amplification, Analyzing, Apotheosis, Apperception, Appraisal, Appraisement, Appraising, Appreciation of differences, Appreciativeness, Approbation, Approval, Artistic judgment, Ascent, Assessing, Assessment, Augmentation, Avowal, Awareness, Awe, Ballooning, Bloating, Blurb, Boom, Boost, Breathless adoration, Broadening, Buildup, Cognition, Cognizance, Commendation, Comprehension, Concession, Confession, Connoisseurship, Consciousness, Consideration, Courtesy, Crescendo, Critical niceness, Criticalness, Declaration, Deference, Deification, Delicacy, Development, Discriminating taste, Discriminatingness, Discrimination, Discriminativeness, Duty, Edema, Elevation, Enhancement, Enjoyment, Enlargement, Esteem, Estimate, Estimation, Evaluating, Evaluation, Evaluative criticism, Exaggerated respect, Expansion, Extension, Fastidiousness, Favor, Feel, Feeling, Fine palate, Finesse, Flood, Gain, Gauging, Good word, Gratefulness, Gratitude, Great respect, Greatening, Growth, Gush, Hero worship, High regard, Hike, Homage, Honor, Honorable mention, Hype, Idolatry, Idolization, Increase, Increment, Inflation, Insight, Judiciousness, Jump, Knowledge, Leap, Making distinctions, Measurement, Mindfulness, Mounting, Multiplication, Niceness of distinction, Nicety, Noesis, Note, Notice, Obligation, Opinion, Palate, Perception, Plug, Prestige, Productiveness, Profession, Proliferation, Promotion, Puff, Raise, Ranking, Rating, Realization, Reckoning, Recognition, Refined discrimination, Refined palate, Refinement, Regard, Respect, Reverence, Reverential regard, Rise, Salvo, Selectiveness, Sense, Sense of obligation, Sensibility, Sensitivity, Snowballing, Spread, Subtlety, Surge, Swelling, Tact, Tactfulness, Taste, Thankfulness, Thanks, Tribute, Tumescence, Understanding, Up, Upping, Upsurge, Upswing, Uptrend, Upturn, Valuation, Valuing, Veneration, View, Waxing, Weighing, Widening, Worship, Valuing, Respect, Prizing, Cherishing, Treasuring, Admiration, Regard, Esteem, High opinion, Acknowledgement, Recognition, Realization, Knowledge, Increase, Gain, Growth, Rise, Mounting, Inflation, Escalation

How to use Appreciation in a sentence?

  1. The banks lack of appreciation of their problems.
  2. The appreciation of the franc against the dollar.
  3. I smiled in appreciation.

Meaning of Appreciation & Appreciation Definition