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1. depreciate

verb. ['dɪˈpriːʃiːˌeɪt'] lose in value.

Synonyms

  • undervalue
  • devaluate
  • decrease
  • devalue
  • lessen
  • fall

Antonyms

  • appreciate
  • inflate
  • accelerate
  • stretch

Etymology

  • depretiare (Latin)

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Rhymes with Depreciate

  • appreciate

Sentences with depreciate


1. Verb, base form
Land does not undergo wear or tear; the business cannot depreciate it for a tax write-off.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Vehicles and equipment, and items with a limited lifespan, depreciate in value.

3. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Cars depreciate the minute you drive them off the lot.

Quotes about depreciate


1. Creativity sparks originality which then manifests itself into what we call evolution. To depreciate imagination is to depreciate life.
- Alecia Stone

2. depreciate

verb. ['dɪˈpriːʃiːˌeɪt'] lower the value of something.

Synonyms

  • undervalue
  • devaluate
  • devalue
  • expense
  • write down

Antonyms

  • expand
  • lengthen
  • strengthen
  • crescendo

Etymology

  • depretiare (Latin)

3. depreciate

verb. ['dɪˈpriːʃiːˌeɪt'] belittle.

Synonyms

  • belittle
  • deflate
  • vilipend
  • puncture
  • pick at
  • disparage

Antonyms

  • esteem
  • respect
  • overvalue
  • overestimate

Etymology

  • depretiare (Latin)
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