1. To recognize the quality, significance, or magnitude of. 2. To be fully aware of or sensitive to; realize. 3. To be thankful or show gratitude for. 4. To admire greatly; value. 5. To raise in value or price, especially over time. Anything that is appreciated increases in value.
1. Something earned, won or otherwise acquired; a profit; an advantage; increase. 2. To run fast by (a specified amount). 3. To reach, especially by effort; get to; arrive at. 4. To get nearer, as in pursuit. 5. To draw away from or farther ahead of the other contestants in a race, one’s pursuers, etc. 6. To run fast (as in a watch or clock).
1. A sudden large increase or advance. 2. An abrupt transition in an atom or molecule from one quantum state to another.