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depreciate

v. in accounting, to reduce the value of an asset each year theoretically on the basis that the assets (such as equipment, vehicles or structures) will eventually become obsolete, worn out and of little value. (See: depreciation)

depreciate

verb atrophy, attenuate, become deteriirated, become of less worth, belittle, censure, cheapen, contemn, corrode, cut, debase, debilitate, decay, decline, decrease, decry, deduct, defame, deflate, degenerate, degrade, denigrate, denounce, depress, deride, derogate from, deteriorate, detract from, detrectare, devaluate, dilute, diminish the price of, diminish the value of, discount, discredit, disesteem, disgrace, disparage, drop, dwindle, ebb, enervate, enfeeble, erode, fall, fault, find fault with, get worse, grow less, grow worse, impoverish, lessen, lessen the price of, lose value, lower, lower in price, lower in reputation, lower in value, lower the value of, make little of, malign, minimize, misprize, obtrectare, readjust downward, reduce the purchasing value of, reduce the strength of, retrograde, run down, shrink, sink, slight, slur, soil, spoil, stain, sully, taint, take away, tarnish, traduce, underestimate, underpraise, underrate, underreckon, undervalue, weaken, wear, worsen
Associated concepts: depreciate a loss, obsolescence
See also: adulterate, blame, censure, condemn, contemn, criticize, debase, decay, decrease, decry, deduct, defame, demean, demote, denigrate, denounce, depress, derogate, deteriorate, dilute, diminish, disbelieve, discommend, discount, discredit, disparage, fault, humiliate, jeer, lessen, minimize, misprize, reduce, smear, spurn, sully, underestimate
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Bonus depreciation, in years that Congress makes it available, is also available, taken first before the asset's remaining value is depreciated under MACRS.
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The amount to be depreciated is not necessarily the amount that your client paid for the property, but the lesser of the property's cost or its fair market value at the time of conversion.
Taipei, July 13, 2012 (CENS) -- Along with the unexpected interest cut by South Korea yesterday (July 12), the exchange rate of the Korean won depreciated against the U.
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