Student Thesaurus

One entry found for depreciate.
Entry Word: depreciate
Function: verb
Text: 1 to lower the price or value of <a faded finish will really depreciate your car when you decide to trade it in>
Synonyms cheapen, depress, mark down, write off
Related Words underrate, undervalue; abate, abridge, compress, contract, de-escalate, deflate, diminish, dwindle, lessen, lower, moderate, reduce, shrink
Near Antonyms bloat, blow up, inflate; add, aggrandize, amplify, augment, balloon, boost, dilate, enlarge, escalate, expand, extend, heighten, increase, maximize, raise, swell
Antonyms appreciate, mark up
2 to express scornfully one's low opinion of <dared to depreciate Shakespeare, saying his works have no relevance for modern audiences> -- see DECRY 1