Definition of Depreciating

1. Adjective. Tending to decrease or cause a decrease in value. "Depreciatory effects on prices"

Exact synonyms: Depreciative, Depreciatory
Similar to: Decreasing
Derivative terms: Depreciate, Depreciate, Depreciate, Depreciate



Definition of Depreciating

1. Verb. (present participle of depreciate) ¹

2. Adjective. That is declining in value. ¹

3. Adjective. That degrades the value of something; deprecating. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Depreciating

1. depreciate [v] - See also: depreciate

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Depreciating

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depreciating (current term)
depreciatingly
depreciation
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Literary usage of Depreciating

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1. Modern Currency Reforms: A History and Discussion of Recent Currency Reforms by Edwin Walter Kemmerer (1916)
"... III DIFFICULTIES WITH A depreciating SILVER STANDARD WE may now consider the experiences of the Civil Government with a fluctuating and depreciating ..."

2. The Works of Benjamin Franklin: Containing Several Political and Historical by Benjamin Franklin (1882)
"I lament with you the many mischiefs, the injustice, 'he corruption of manners, &c., that attended a depreciating currency. It is some consolation to me, ..."

3. New Probate Law and Practice, with Annotations and Forms, for Use in Alaska by William Smithers Church (1909)
"Perishable and depreciating property to be sold. § 490. Form. Petition for order to sell perishable and other personal property likely to depreciate in ..."

4. Judicial and Statutory Definitions of Words and Phrases by West Publishing Company (1904)
"... security or any part thereof depreciating in market value, the pledger authorized the pledgee to sell and dispose of such security, or any part thereof, ..."

5. Bimetallism: A Summary and Examination of the Arguments for and Against a by Leonard Darwin (1897)
"THE EFFECT ON PRODUCTION OF APPRECIATING AND depreciating STANDARDS. THE next question for consideration is whether it would have been for the well-being of ..."

6. Financial Engineering: A Text for Consulting, Managing and Designing by Otto Berger Goldman (1920)
"Present Worth of a depreciating Equipment. — As an equipment depreciates, ... It is often desirable to know the worth of a depreciating unit at some given ..."

7. A Dictionary of Slang, Jargon & Cant: Embracing English, American, and Anglo by Albert Barrère, Charles Godfrey Leland (1889)
"... the par- pose of depreciating the artists associated with the performance of the late TW Robertson's comedies. Cup-tosser (popular), a person who ..."

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