Synonyms for appreciation

Synonyms for (noun) appreciation

Synonyms: appreciation

Definition: an increase in price or value

Usage: an appreciation of 30% in the value of real estate

Similar words: step-up, increase

Definition: the act of increasing something

Usage: he gave me an increase in salary


Synonyms: appreciation, admiration

Definition: a favorable judgment

Usage: a small token in admiration of your works

Similar words: approval, approving, blessing

Definition: the formal act of approving

Usage: he gave the project his blessing; his decision merited the approval of any sensible person


Synonyms: taste, perceptiveness, discernment, appreciation

Definition: delicate discrimination (especially of aesthetic values)

Usage: arrogance and lack of taste contributed to his rapid success; to ask at that particular time was the ultimate in bad taste

Similar words: secernment, discrimination

Definition: the cognitive process whereby two or more stimuli are distinguished


Synonyms: hold, grasp, appreciation

Definition: understanding of the nature or meaning or quality or magnitude of something

Usage: he has a good grasp of accounting practices

Similar words: savvy, apprehension, discernment, understanding

Definition: the cognitive condition of someone who understands

Usage: he has virtually no understanding of social cause and effect


Synonyms: appreciation

Definition: an expression of gratitude

Usage: he expressed his appreciation in a short note

Similar words: thanks

Definition: an acknowledgment of appreciation