Synonyms & Antonyms : Depreciate





Depreciate



( Verb)


Shares of this company have
depreciated last week.

Synonyms:

Decrease

Deflate

Devaluate

Lessen

Lower

Reduce

Disparage

Denigrate

Deride

Detract

Ridicule

Scorn

Traduce

Underestimate

Contextual Examples:

The government has
decreased the size of grants.

His influence was already
lessening.

She
lowered herself slowly into a chair.

Giving up smoking
reduces the risk of heart disease.

The poor service
detracted from my enjoyment of the evening.

The opposition
ridiculed the government’s attempt to explain the mistakes.

She did nothing to conceal his
scorn for the others.

We
underestimated the time it would take to get there.



Antonyms:

Add to

Appreciate

Augment

Enhance

Enlarge

Expand

Grow

Increase

Use

Admire

Cherish

Esteem

Like

Prize

Regard

Respect

Value

Contextual Examples:

Many words have been
added to this edition of the Dictionary of Antonyms and Synonyms.

You can’t
appreciate foreign literature in translation.

Those clothes do nothing to
enhance her appearance.

A tire
expands when you pump air into it.

You must invest if you want your business to
grow.

Children feel the need to be
cherished.




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