APPRE'CIATE, verb transitive apprishate. [Latin ad and pretium, value, price. See Price.]
1. To value; to set a price or value on; to estimate; as, we seldom sufficiently appreciate the advantages we enjoy.
2. To raise the value of.
Lest a sudden peace should appreciate the money.
APPRE'CIATE, verb intransitive To rise in value; to become of more value; as, the coin of the country appreciates; public securities appreciated, when the debt was funded.