1.AppreciateVN(not used in the progressive tenses)to recognize the good qualities of sb/sth
2.(not usually used in the progressive tenses)to be grateful for sth that sb has done;to welcome sth
3.(not used in the progressive tenses)to understand that sth is true
1.You can´t really appreciate foreign literature in translation.
2.Her family doens´t appreciate her.
1.VNI´d appreciate some help.
2.V-ingI don´t appreciate being treated like a second-class citizen.
3.VN-ingWe would appreciate you letting us know of any problems.
1.VNWhat I failed to appreciate was the distance between the two cities.
2.V wh-I don´t think you appreciate how expensive it will be.
a term of polite rejection used by prospective employers, girlfriends and perhaps other people whose approval you seek. It generally means "I really don't give a crap, but objectively speaking, I suppose it's possible that someone else might."
"I can appreciate the fact that you have strong feelings for me..."
"I appreciate what you're trying to do with this story."
A pejoritive for the phrase "go down on him/her" ... In replace of "to give oral pleasure to"
My girlfriend doesn't appreciate me...
Doesn't everyone wish they got a little more appreciation now and then....
Maybe if you appreciated her more you'd get a little more respect...(see definition of "respect" by Murray)
moaning at each other
He was appreciating the other person