Synonyms and Antonyms of depreciate
1 to diminish the price or value of a faded finish will really depreciate your car when you decide to trade it in Synonyms of depreciate attenuate, break, cheapen, depress, devaluate, devalue, downgrade, lower, mark down, reduce, sink, write down, write off Words Related to depreciate debase, demonetize; underestimate, underprice, underrate, undervalue; abridge, compress, contract, de-escalate, deflate, downsize, dwindle, lessen, moderate, shrink Near Antonyms of depreciate bloat, blow up, inflate; overestimate, overprice, overrate, overvalue; add, aggrandize, amplify, augment, balloon, boost, compound, dilate, enlarge, escalate, expand, extend, heighten, increase, maximize, multiply, raise, swell, up Antonyms of depreciate appreciate, enhance, mark up, upgrade
2 to express scornfully one's low opinion of dared to depreciate Shakespeare, saying his works have no relevance for modern audiences Synonyms of depreciate bad-mouth, belittle, cry down, denigrate, deprecate, decry, derogate, diminish, dis (also diss) [slang], discount, dismiss, disparage, kiss off, minimize, play down, poor-mouth, put down, run down, talk down, trash, trash-talk, vilipend, write offWords Related to depreciate discommend; abuse, scold; disapprove (of), dislike; censure, condemn, criticize, denounce, reprehend, reprobate; asperse, defame, malign, rip, slander, slur, traduce, vilify; discredit, disgraceNear Antonyms of depreciate approve, countenance, endorse (also indorse), favor, recommend, sanction; commend, compliment, eulogizeAntonyms of depreciate acclaim, applaud, exalt, extol (also extoll), glorify, laud, magnify, praise
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