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Verb: depreciate  di'pree-shee,eyt
  1. Belittle
    - deprecate, vilipend
     
  2. Lower the value of something
    "The Fed depreciated the dollar once again"
     
  3. Lose in value
    "The dollar depreciated again";
    - undervalue, devaluate, devalue

Derived forms: depreciating, depreciated, depreciates

Type of: belittle, decrease, devalue, diminish, disparage, fall, lessen, pick at

Antonym: appreciate

Encyclopedia: Depreciate