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Verb: write down  rIt dawn
  1. Put down in writing; of texts, musical compositions, etc.
    - set down, get down, put down
  2. Reduce the estimated value of something
    "For tax purposes you can write down the laser printer";
    - expense, write off
Noun: write-down  'rIt,dawn
  1. (accounting) reduction in the book value of an asset
    - write-off

Sounds like: right-down, writ

Derived forms: written down, writing down, writes down, write-downs, wrote down

Type of: depreciate, depreciation, wear and tear, write

Encyclopedia: Write down