Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Possible to estimate, measure, or perceive: appreciable changes in temperature. See Synonyms at perceptible.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Capable of being appreciated or estimated; large enough to be estimated; perceptible; considerable.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Capable of being appreciated or estimated; large enough to be estimated; perceptible.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Capable of being appreciated, estimated, or perceived; neither too small nor too great to be capable of estimation or recognition; perceptible.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. enough to be estimated or measured

Etymologies

From French appréciable. (Wiktionary)

Examples

Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.