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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Depreciate (0.00850 detik)
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English → English (WordNet) Definition: depreciate depreciate v 1: belittle; “The teacher should not deprecate his student's efforts” [syn: deprecate] 2: lower the value of something; “The Fed depreciated the dollar once again” [ant: appreciate] 3: lose in value; “The dollar depreciated again” [syn: undervalue, devaluate, devalue] [ant: appreciate]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Depreciate Depreciate \De*pre"ci*ate\ (d[-e]*pr[=e]"sh[i^]*[=a]t), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Depreciated (d[-e]*pr[=e]"sh[i^]*[=a]`t[e^]d); p. pr. & vb. n. Depreciating (d[-e]*pr[=e]"sh[i^]*[=a]`t[i^]ng).] [L. depretiatus, depreciatus, p. p. of depretiare, -ciare, to depreciate; de- + pretiare to prize, fr. pretium price. See Price.] To lessen in price or estimated value; to lower the worth of; to represent as of little value or claim to esteem; to undervalue. --Addison. [1913 Webster] Which . . . some over-severe philosophers may look upon fastidiously, or undervalue and depreciate. --Cudworth. [1913 Webster] To prove that the Americans ought not to be free, we are obliged to depreciate the value of freedom itself. --Burke. Syn: To decry; disparage; traduce; lower; detract; underrate. See Decry. [1913 Webster] Depreciate \De*pre"ci*ate\, v. i. To fall in value; to become of less worth; to sink in estimation; as, a paper currency will depreciate, unless it is convertible into specie. [1913 Webster]


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