Definition for AP-PRE'CIATE

AP-PRE'CIATE, v.t. [appre'shate; Fr. apprecier, to set a value; L. ad and pretium, value, price; D. prys; W. pris; Ger. preis. 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. – Ramsay.

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