write down

verb

Definition of write down

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to record in written form

  3. 2a :  to depreciate, disparage, or injure by writingb :  to reduce in status, rank, or value; especially :  to reduce the book value of

  4. intransitive verb
  5. :  to write so as to appeal to a lower level of taste, comprehension, or intelligence

Examples of write down in a sentence

  1. a company forced to write down its assets

  2. write down what you remember about that day

1588

First Known Use of write down

1588


Law Dictionary

write down

transitive verb

Legal Definition of write down

wrote down

written down

writing down

  1. :  to reduce the book value of (an asset) write down accounts receivable

write–down

\ˈrīt-ˌdau̇n\ play noun


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