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  • verb accounting To reduce an asset's book value to zero
  • verb accounting To record an expenditure as an expense.
  • verb accounting To remove a portion of a debt or an amount of an account owed to you counting it as a loss (as a gesture of goodwill for example)
  • verb accounting To record a notional expense such as amortization or depreciation.
  • verb Figuratively, to assign a low value to something.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • verb write something fluently, and without hesitation
  • verb concede the loss or worthlessness of something or somebody
  • verb cancel (a debt)
  • verb reduce the estimated value of something


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