appreciation
I (increased value) noun accrual, accruement, accumulation, added monetary worth, addition, advance in worth, gain, gain in worth, growth, growth in value, increase, increased price, increment, realization, rise, rise in value II (perception) noun apperception, appraisal, appraisment, assessment, awareness, clear perception, cognition, cognizance, comprehension, consciousness, correct valuation, discernment, estimation, full appraisal, just estimation, measurement, recognition, valuation III index accession (enlargement), augmentation, boom (increase), cognition, comprehension, computation, concept, determination, discretion (quality of being discreet), discrimination (differentiation), estimation (esteem), honor (outward respect), knowledge (awareness), mention (tribute), perception, realization, recognition, regard (esteem), respect, scienter, sensibility

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


appreciation
n.
The increase in an item’s market value over a period of time; the difference between an item’s cost basis and fair market value.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.


appreciation
An increase in the value or worth of an asset or piece of property that's caused by external economic factors occurring over time, rather than by the owner having made improvements or additions. For example, increased market demand or inflation can cause property to appreciate. The term is commonly used in the context of real estate.
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Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.


appreciation
n.
1 The incremental increase in an asset's value, usually because of inflation. Compare depreciation.
2 The awareness or understanding of the meaning, significance, value, or worth of something.
@ unrealized appreciation
The appreciation in the value of property that has not yet been subject to tax.
See also realization.
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Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.


appreciation
The fair and reasonable estimation of the value of an item. The increase in the financial worth of an asset as compared to its value at a particular earlier date as a result of inflation or greater market demand.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.


appreciation
The fair and reasonable estimation of the value of an item. The increase in the financial worth of an asset as compared to its value at a particular earlier date as a result of inflation or greater market demand.

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

appreciation
n.
   the increase in value through the natural course of events as distinguished from improvements or additions.
   See also: appreciate

Law dictionary. . 2013.

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