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appreciate

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1 to become greater in extent, volume, amount, or number
  • The value of that antique should appreciate over time.
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2 to hold dear
  • I appreciate my parents more than I can express.
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set store by (or set store on)

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3 to have a clear idea of
  • I hope you appreciate just how much that collector's comic book costs.
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pick up on

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4 to think very highly or favorably of
  • Many great artists and musicians have not been appreciated in their own lifetimes.
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set store by (or on)

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appreciate, value, prize, treasure, cherish mean to hold in high estimation. appreciate often connotes sufficient understanding to enjoy or admire a thing's excellence.
    • appreciates fine wine
value implies rating a thing highly for its intrinsic worth.
    • values our friendship
prize implies taking a deep pride in something one possesses.
    • Americans prize their freedom
treasure emphasizes jealously safeguarding something considered precious.
    • a treasured memento
cherish implies a special love and care for something.
    • cherishes her children above all

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