Appreciate vs Beholden - What's the difference?
As a verb appreciate
is to be grateful or thankful for.
As an adjective beholden is
obligated to provide, display, or do something for another; bound by moral obligation; indebted; obliged.
to be grateful or thankful for.
to view as valuable.
- I appreciate your efforts
to be fully conscious of; be aware of; detect.
- You must learn to appreciate time
- To test the power of bees to appreciate color.
to increase in value.
- to test the power of bees to appreciate colour
- The value of his portfolio appreciated by 80% over eight years.
- lest a sudden peace should appreciate the money
* This is a catenative verb that takes the gerund (-ing) . See
Obligated to provide, display, or do something for another; bound by moral obligation; indebted; obliged.
- From an early age, I had decided I wanted to be beholden to no one.
, date=June 26
, author=Genevieve Koski
, title=Music: Reviews: Justin Bieber: Believe
, work=The Onion AV Club
, passage=But musical ancestry aside, the influence to which Bieber is most beholden
is the current trends in pop music, which means Believe is loaded up with EDM accouterments, seeking a comfortable middle ground where Bieber’s impressively refined pop-R&B croon can rub up on techno blasts and garish dubstep drops (and occasionally grind on some AutoTune, not necessarily because it needs it, but because a certain amount of robo-voice is expected these days).}}
English adjectives ending in -en