Thesaurus

appreciates

verb
present tense third-person singular of appreciate

Synonyms & Antonyms of appreciates

1 to become greater in extent, volume, amount, or number
  • the value of that antique should appreciate over time

Synonyms for appreciates

Words Related to appreciates

Antonyms for appreciates

3 to have a clear idea of
  • I hope you appreciate just how much that collector's CD costs

Synonyms for appreciates

Words Related to appreciates

Phrases Synonymous with appreciates

Near Antonyms for appreciates

Antonyms for appreciates

4 to think very highly or favorably of
  • many great artists and musicians have not been appreciated in their own lifetimes

Synonyms for appreciates

Words Related to appreciates

Phrases Synonymous with appreciates

Near Antonyms for appreciates

See the Dictionary Definition 

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about appreciates

Cite this Entry

“Appreciates.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/appreciates. Accessed 3 Dec. 2020.

More from Merriam-Webster on appreciates

Nglish: Translation of appreciates for Spanish Speakers

Britannica English: Translation of appreciates for Arabic Speakers

Comments on appreciates

What made you want to look up appreciates? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Musical Words Quiz

  • gramophone
  • Which word describes a musical performance marked by the absence of instrumental accompaniment?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Add Diction

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!