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write off

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of write off

  1. 1 to express scornfully one's low opinion of most critics have already written off that director as a hack incapable of turning out anything but schlock Synonyms of write off bad-mouth, belittle, cry down, denigrate, deprecate, depreciate, 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, decryWords Related to write off discommend; abuse, scold; disapprove (of), dislike; censure, condemn, criticize, denounce, reprehend, reprobate; asperse, defame, malign, rip, slander, slur, traduce, vilify; discredit, disgraceNear Antonyms of write off approve, countenance, endorse (also indorse), favor, recommend, sanction; commend, compliment, eulogizeAntonyms of write off acclaim, applaud, exalt, extol (also extoll), glorify, laud, magnify, praise

  2. 2 to diminish the price or value of that one blunder will write off to nothing all the goodwill we've been building up Synonyms of write off attenuate, break, cheapen, depress, devaluate, devalue, downgrade, lower, mark down, reduce, sink, write down, depreciateWords Related to write off debase, demonetize; underestimate, underprice, underrate, undervalue; abridge, compress, contract, de-escalate, deflate, downsize, dwindle, lessen, moderate, shrinkNear Antonyms of write off 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, upAntonyms of write off appreciate, enhance, mark up, upgrade



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