HyperDic: appreciative

English > 2 senses of the word appreciative:
ADJECTIVEallappreciativefeeling or expressive of gratitude
allappreciativehaving or showing appreciation or a favorable critical judgment or opinion
appreciative > pronunciation
Soundsahpriy'shiyey.tihv; ahpriy'shyahtihv
Rhymesabortive ... vituperative: 304 rhymes with ihv...
English > appreciative: 2 senses > adjective 1
MeaningFeeling or expressive of gratitude.
Examples
  • "was appreciative of his efforts"
  • "an appreciative word"
Broadergrateful, thankfulFeeling or showing gratitude
Spanishagradecido, apreciativo, reconocido
Catalanagraït
Nounsappreciativenesswarm / warm friendly feelings of gratitude
Adverbsappreciativelywith appreciation
Verbsappreciaterecognize with gratitude
English > appreciative: 2 senses > adjective 2
MeaningHaving or showing appreciation or a favorable critical judgment or opinion.
Examples
  • "appreciative of a beautiful landscape"
  • "an appreciative laugh from the audience"
Broaderdiscriminatingshowing or indicating careful judgment and discernment especially in matters of taste
Spanishapreciativo
Verbsappreciatehold dear

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