[ UK /dɪpɹˈiːʃɪˌe‍ɪt/ ]
[ US /dɪˈpɹiʃiˌeɪt/ ]
VERB
  1. lower the value of something
    The Fed depreciated the dollar once again
  2. lose in value
    The dollar depreciated again
  3. belittle
    The teacher should not deprecate his student's efforts
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How To Use depreciate In A Sentence

  • Company computers are depreciated at 50% per year.
  • Shares continued to depreciate on the stock markets today.
  • To depreciate ( currency, for example ) by official proclamation or by rumor.
  • There are pockets where values have depreciated.
  • - Small businesses can normally expense (rather than slowly-deduct, or "depreciate") equipment purchases up to $250,000. Propeller Most Popular Stories
  • Envy is blind and kows nothing except how to depreciate the excellence of others. 
  • During those five years, the pound depreciated by a quarter.
  • After France and Italy left the snake their currencies depreciated, making their goods more competitive than German goods.
  • Furthermore, since computers can be depreciated over a five-year period, the company is also permitted to record the expense using its regular depreciation method.
  • The price of oil greatly depreciated.
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