ap·pre·ci·ate /ə-'prē-shē-ˌāt, -'pri-, -sē-/ vb -at·ed, -at·ingvt1: to judge or understand the significance ofincapable of appreciating the difference between right and wrong — B. N. Cardozo2: to raise the market value of compare depreciatevi: to rise in market valueap·pre·ci·a·tion /ə-ˌprē-shē-'ā-shən, -ˌpri-, -sē-/ n
Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam-Webster. 1996.
acknowledge, apprehend, be aware of, be cognizant of, be conscious of, conceive, discern, know, notice, perceive, realize, recognize, take into consideration, take notice, understand
associated concepts: appreciate a risk, appreciate the danger
advance, become greater, become more numerous, become of greater value, enhance the degree of, gain in worth, grow in value, improve, increase the market price of, make of greater value, rise, rise in value
associated concepts: appreciate in value
adequately perceive, aestimare, esteem, perceive the worth of, realize the worth of, recognize the worth of
accrue (increase), apprehend (perceive), comprehend (understand), conceive (comprehend), digest (comprehend), discern (detect with the senses), enhance, gauge, increase, note (notice), notice (observe), perceive, pierce (discern), realize (understand), recognize (acknowledge), regard (hold in esteem), relish, understand
Burton's Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006
v.(1) To grow in value.(2) To understand; to realize fully the implications of something.
The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. Amy Hackney Blackwell. 2008.
See: appreciationCategory: Business, LLCs & CorporationsCategory: Personal Finance & RetirementCategory: Real Estate & Rental Property
Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. Gerald N. Hill, Kathleen Thompson Hill. 2009.
v.to increase in value over a period of time through the natural course of events, including inflation, greater rarity, or public acceptance. This can include real property, jewelry, rare books, art works or securities.See also: appreciation
Law dictionary. EdwART. 2013.