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  • v. To reduce an asset's book value to zero
  • v. To record an expenditure as an expense.
  • v. 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)
  • v. To record a notional expense such as amortization or depreciation.
  • v. Figuratively, to assign a low value to something.

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

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

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