(v. t.) To set a price or value on; to estimate justly; to value.
(v. t.) To raise the value of; to increase the market price of; -- opposed to depreciate.
(v. t.) To be sensible of; to distinguish.
(v. i.) To rise in value. [See note under Rise, v. i.]
(1) There was appreciable variation in toothbrush wear among subjects, some reducing their brush to a poor state in 2 weeks whereas with others the brush was rated as "good" after 10 weeks.
(2) Although solely nociresponsive neurons are clearly likely to fill a role in the processing and signalling of pain in the conscious central nervous system, the way in which such useful specificity could be conveyed by multireceptive neurons is difficult to appreciate.
(3) Once the normal variations are mastered, appreciation of retinal, choroidal, optic nerve, and vitreal abnormalities is possible.
(4) Grisham said she and other aides had not been aware of the trip and “appreciate everyone’s understanding”.
(5) The results suggest that involucrin-like proteins have a wider species distribution than originally appreciated.
(6) The independent but combined use of both antigens, appreciably raises the diagnostic success percentage with regard to that obtained when only one tumour marker was used.
(7) In assessing damaged nets and curtains it must be recognised that anything less than the best vector control may have no appreciable impact on holoendemic malaria.
(8) Furthermore, the AMDP-3 scale and its manual constitute a remarkable teaching instrument for psychopathology, not always enough appreciated.
(9) In retrospect, this parotid disease has similarity to the sonographic finding of Sjögren's syndrome, except for the finding of cervical adenopathy, an observation not previously appreciated.
(10) The rates of oxidation of various substrates and the acceptor control ratios did not differ appreciably between the two types of mitochondria.
(11) Faecal excretion of T3 declined appreciably relative to that of T4.
(12) During ischaemia M1 stretch responses showed a more rapid and pronounced decline than did M2 responses and were abolished before voluntary power was appreciably affected.
(13) No appreciable fusion of vesicles by apocytochrome c is observed.
(14) For Burroughs, who had been publishing ground-breaking books for 20 years without much appreciable financial return, it was association with fame and the music industry, as well as the possible benefits: a wider readership, film hook-ups and more money.
(15) and the turnover of (22)Na in this fluid it does not appreciably affect the turnover of (22)Na in the brain tissue of either rat or rabbit, the small inhibition observed being probably secondary to the effects on the c.s.f.3.
(16) PTH, an inducer of shape change, did not affect the number of gap junctions appreciably.
(17) He speeded the process of decolonisation, and was the first British prime minister to appreciate that Britain's future lay with Europe.
(18) Only the pyroglutamyl-AMC derivative was appreciably hydrolysed.
(19) Diminished pressor responsiveness was considered to be due to concurrent reduction of central sympathetic vasomotor activity, because sympathetic nerve responses to hypothalamic stimulation were appreciably lessened in tripamide-treated SHR.
(20) Gynaecological and neurological lesions are reaffirmed as important causes and pathology within the urinary tract is found to be a more frequent component that is usually appreciated.
(v. t.) To commit, intrust, or give in charge for care or preservation.
(v. t.) To recommend as worthy of confidence or regard; to present as worthy of notice or favorable attention.
(v. t.) To mention with approbation; to praise; as, to commend a person or an act.
(v. t.) To mention by way of courtesy, implying remembrance and good will.
(n.) Commendation; praise.
(n.) Compliments; greetings.
(1) Last week, the army major who ordered Dar to be tied to the vehicle was awarded a commendation for his counter-insurgency work in the region.
(2) With commendable alacrity, meanwhile, the developers at art-game co-operative KOOPmode have already released a downloadable satire on how Facebook might work in 3D , graced with the irresistible tagline: "Scroll Facebook … with your face".
(3) This lustrous amber oil looks lovely and is commended for its "subtle", more neutral flavour.
(4) Furthermore, rodents frequently develop immunity to, and become carriers of, these organisms, and there is little to commend their use, except in lightly populated areas where control is infrequently applied.
(5) In the circumstances, they showed commendable resolve not to allow all the changes and disruption to break their supremacy.
(6) Channel 4 News is to be commended for pioneering this move, particularly as a mere 0.4% of British journalists are Muslim , according to study by City University.
(7) The illustrated format was commended by students for its clinical relevance but certain problems with the reproduction of radiographs and the selection of data have been revealed.
(8) Patients, family members, and a physician wrote letters of commendation regardless of the LOS, payer source, total charges, time spent with the patient, and personnel who provided the care.
(9) The satisfactory results commend the procedure, which has yet to gain global acceptance.
(10) Whatever the answer, this is a brave move and I commend her.
(11) The president then commended Jackson as “proof of what a young person can accomplish free of drink or drug abuse”.
(12) The problems of monitoring children whilst they receive radiotherapy under general anaesthesia are discussed, the merits of different methods are reviewed and the use of the capnograph is commended.
(13) "We are managing an unprecedented situation and all the staff involved should be commended for their dedication and hard work during this difficult time," said a Prison Service spokesperson.
(14) Bryant told the committee that he commended the current Yard inquiry under Deputy Assistant Commissioner Sue Akers.
(15) Glasgow city council and the emergency services are also to be commended, firstly for their rigorous scrutiny of the proposal and secondly for having the courage to grant the first approval.
(16) President Obama, while commendably showing her mercy, also oversaw a justice department that prosecuted more whistleblowers than all other administrations combined, while casting an unmistakable chill over investigative reporting and press freedom.
(17) It said the bishop was "commended" to it by the then archbishop of Rwanda, Emmanuel Kolini.
(18) "We commend our soldiers for exhibiting resolve even while under heavy fire."
(19) Two criteria (willingness and medical benefit) are commended in the context of initiating treatment, while three distinctions (willing v unwilling, passive v active, and terminal v nonterminal) are found to be particularly helpful when deciding if treatment should be terminated.
(20) Work in Europe and the US over the past two years has commended aspirin as an anti-blood clotting agent for heart and stroke sufferers.