[ UK /dɪpɹˈiːʃɪˌe‍ɪt/ ]
[ US /dɪˈpɹiʃiˌeɪt/ ]
  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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