Depreciation Definition

dĭ-prēshē-āshən
noun
A decrease in value of property through wear, deterioration, or obsolescence.
Webster's New World
The allowance made for this in bookkeeping, accounting, etc.
Webster's New World
A decrease in the purchasing power of money.
Webster's New World
An instance of disparaging or belittlement.
American Heritage
A making seem less important; disparagement.
Webster's New World
Antonyms:
appreciation
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Other Word Forms of Depreciation

Noun

Singular:
depreciation
Plural:
depreciations

Origin of Depreciation

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