appreciation, grasp, hold
Meaning: understanding of the nature or meaning or quality or magnitude of something; "he has a good grasp of accounting practices"
taste, appreciation, discernment, perceptiveness
Meaning: delicate discrimination (especially of aesthetic values); "arrogance and lack of taste contributed to his rapid success"; "to ask at that particular time was the ultimate in bad taste"
Meaning: an expression of gratitude; "he expressed his appreciation in a short note"
Meaning: a favorable judgment; "a small token in admiration of your works"
Meaning: an increase in price or value; "an appreciation of 30% in the value of real estate"
Bertram, too, was showing by his attitude the keenest appreciation.
This is the canon of the moral appreciation of the action generally.
We shall thus get at a better understanding and better appreciation of their character and their results.
Poor judgment in the selection of food is shown in many workers' families, and there is no appreciation of its influence on health.
Grandma was pleased that I was invited, and declared that she would send a liberal donation of milk and cheese as a mark of appreciation.
He, so refined, so intellectual, so fastidious, with so exquisite a perception of the faulty, and so keen an appreciation of the beautiful!
"May I express my appreciation and gratitude for the excellent and manly letter that you have written to President Wilson on woman suffrage?
"Oh yes," he said, "I have a couple of quarts more up at the house!" All this sounds like lack of appreciation, but it is anything else than that.
Harleigh, however, as the play proceeded, and the inaccuracy of the performers demanded greater aid, found the patience of his judgment recompensed, and its appreciation of her talents just.
So great was Jerome's confidence in their scholarship and so high was his appreciation of their ability and judgment that he did not hesitate to submit his translations to them for their criticism and approval.