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Definitions and Synonyms of depreciation | Another word for depreciation | What is depreciation?

Definition 1: a decrease in price or value - [noun denoting act]

Samples where depreciation or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • depreciation of the dollar against the yen

(depreciation is a kind of ...) the act of decreasing or reducing something

Definition 2: a communication that belittles somebody or something - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for depreciation in the sense of this definition

(depreciation is a kind of ...) an expression of lack of respect

(... is a kind of depreciation ) a false accusation of an offense or a malicious misrepresentation of someone's words or actions

(... is a kind of depreciation ) a communication that indicates lack of respect by patronizing the recipient

(... is a kind of depreciation ) disparagement of something that is unattainable

(... is a kind of depreciation ) a petty disparagement

(... is a kind of depreciation ) a disparaging remark

"in the 19th century any reference to female sexuality was considered a vile aspersion" "it is difficult for a woman to understand a man's sensitivity to any slur on his virility"

(... is a kind of depreciation ) a belittling comment

(... is a kind of depreciation ) disparagement of a plan or hope or expectation

"she poured cold water on the whole idea of going to Africa"

(depreciation is the usage domain for ...) derogatory term for a person who is fanatically dedicated to, or seeks to control, some activity, practice, etc.

(depreciation is the usage domain for ...) an often derogatory term for a member of the Unification Church

(depreciation is the usage domain for ...) a person suffering from Down syndrome (no longer used technically in this sense, now considered offensive)

(depreciation is the usage domain for ...) an offensive term for a Black nursemaid in the southern U.S.

(depreciation is the usage domain for ...) an offensive and insulting term for any Black African

(depreciation is the usage domain for ...) an offensive term for an offspring of parents of different racial group (especially of Caucasian and American Indian ancestry)

(depreciation is the usage domain for ...) an offensive term for someone who asks you to return a present he has given you

(depreciation is the usage domain for ...) (ethnic slur) offensive term for a Black child

(depreciation is the usage domain for ...) an offensive term for non-Jewish young man

"why does she like all those shkotzim?"

(depreciation is the usage domain for ...) a derogatory term used by Jews to refer to non-Jewish women

(depreciation is the usage domain for ...) (sometimes offensive) a homeless boy who has been abandoned and roams the streets

(depreciation is the usage domain for ...) (slang) a businessman dressed in a business suit

"all the suits care about is the bottom line"

(depreciation is the usage domain for ...) derogatory term for environmentalists who support restrictions on the logging industry and the preservation of forests

(depreciation is the usage domain for ...) (offensive British slang) term used by the British to refer to people of color from Africa or Asia

(depreciation is the usage domain for ...) (sometimes offensive) to cheat or swindle

"the cashier gypped me when he gave me too little change"

(depreciation is the usage domain for ...) (often derogatory) openly expressing love and affection (especially through physical contact)

(depreciation is the usage domain for ...) (offensive) of or relating to or suffering from Down syndrome

(depreciation is the usage domain for ...) an offensive term for the offspring of parents of different racial groups or cultures

(depreciation is the usage domain for ...) offensive term for a homosexual man

(depreciation is the usage domain for ...) the trait of being effeminate (derogatory of a man)

"the students associated science with masculinity and arts with effeminacy" "Spartans accused Athenians of effeminateness" "he was shocked by the softness of the atmosphere surrounding the young prince, arising from the superfluity of the femininity that guided him"

(depreciation is the usage domain for ...) (sometimes offensive) an act of swindling or cheating

(depreciation is the usage domain for ...) (slang) an offensive term for White people who are impoverished

(depreciation is the usage domain for ...) (slang) offensive names for a White man

(depreciation is the usage domain for ...) (ethnic slur) an offensive name for an unskilled Asian laborer

(depreciation is the usage domain for ...) (slang) offensive term for Native Americans

(depreciation is the usage domain for ...) an offensive term for Roman Catholics; originally, a Roman Catholic who was a strong advocate of the papacy

(depreciation is the usage domain for ...) (ethnic slur) offensive term for a Jew

(depreciation is the usage domain for ...) (ethnic slur) offensive term for a person of Chinese descent

(depreciation is the usage domain for ...) (ethnic slur) offensive term for a person of Irish descent

(depreciation is the usage domain for ...) (ethnic slur) offensive term for a person of Italian descent

(depreciation is the usage domain for ...) (offensive slang) offensive term for a person of Japanese descent

(depreciation is the usage domain for ...) (ethnic slur) offensive term for persons of Latin American descent

(depreciation is the usage domain for ...) (ethnic slur) offensive term for a person of Mexican descent

(depreciation is the usage domain for ...) offensive term for a person of German descent

(depreciation is the usage domain for ...) (slang) offensive term for a lesbian who is noticeably masculine

(depreciation is the usage domain for ...) derogatory term for a variation that is not genuine; something irregular or inferior or of dubious origin

"the architecture was a kind of bastard suggesting Gothic but not true Gothic"

Definition 3: decrease in value of an asset due to obsolescence or use - [noun denoting possession]

Synonyms for depreciation in the sense of this definition

(depreciation is a kind of ...) an expense (such as depreciation) that is not paid for in cash

(depreciation is a kind of ...) loss of money or decrease in financial value

(... is a kind of depreciation ) (accounting) a method of calculating depreciation by taking an equal amount of the asset's cost as an expense for each year of the asset's useful life

(... is a kind of depreciation ) (accounting) reduction in the book value of an asset

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