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Definition of Depreciate

Depreciate

  1. To lessen in price or estimated value; to lower the worth of; to represent as of little value or claim to esteem; to undervalue.
  2. To fall in value; to become of less worth; to sink in estimation; as, a paper currency will depreciate, unless it is convertible into specie.

Depreciate Quotations

Today people who hold cash equivalents feel comfortable. They shouldn't. They have opted for a terrible long-term asset, one that pays virtually nothing and is certain to depreciate in value.
Warren Buffett

Those who profess to favor freedom, and yet depreciate agitation, are men who want crops without plowing up the ground.
Frederick Douglass

It is one of the most effective attitudes of the neurotic to measure thumbs down, so to speak, a real person by an ideal, since in doing so he can depreciate him as much as he wishes.
Alfred Adler

All the works of man have their origin in creative fantasy. What right have we then to depreciate imagination.
Carl Jung

Flesh-meats will depreciate the blood. Cook meat with spices, and eat it with rich cakes and pies, and you have a bad quality of blood.
Ellen G. White
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Depreciate Translations

depreciate in German is abschreiben, amotisieren, herabsetzen
depreciate in Italian is copiare, degradare
depreciate in Norwegian is nedvurdere, synke i verdi
depreciate in Spanish is descontar, devaluar
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