- noun the act of valuing something highly
- An increase in the value of an asset over a given period of time. The value of an asset may grow for a number of reasons, including increased demand or a change in interest rates. In forex trading, a currency may appreciate as a result of changes in the exchange rate.
- noun a systematic decision-making process involving a careful examination of all the factors involved, the identification of all the available options, and finally, the selection of the most suitable option as the basis for a plan