Antonyms of verb depreciate

2 of 3 senses of depreciate

Sense 2
depreciate -- (lower the value of something; "The Fed depreciated the dollar once again")
       Antonym of appreciate (Sense 5)
      => appreciate, apprize, apprise -- (increase the value of; "The Germans want to appreciate the Deutsche Mark")

Sense 3
depreciate, undervalue, devaluate, devalue -- (lose in value; "The dollar depreciated again")
       Antonym of appreciate (Sense 4)
      => appreciate, apprize, apprise, revalue -- (gain in value; "The yen appreciated again!")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb depreciate

3 senses of depreciate

Sense 1
deprecate, depreciate, vilipend -- (belittle; "The teacher should not deprecate his student's efforts")
       => disparage, belittle, pick at -- (express a negative opinion of; "She disparaged her student's efforts")

Sense 2
depreciate -- (lower the value of something; "The Fed depreciated the dollar once again")
       => devalue -- (lower the value or quality of; "The tear devalues the painting")

Sense 3
depreciate, undervalue, devaluate, devalue -- (lose in value; "The dollar depreciated again")
       => decrease, diminish, lessen, fall -- (decrease in size, extent, or range; "The amount of homework decreased towards the end of the semester"; "The cabin pressure fell dramatically"; "her weight fell to under a hundred pounds"; "his voice fell to a whisper")

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