Antonyms of noun depreciation

1 of 3 senses of depreciation

Sense 1
depreciation -- (a decrease in price or value; "depreciation of the dollar against the yen")
       Antonym of appreciation (Sense 5)
      => appreciation -- (an increase in price or value; "an appreciation of 30% in the value of real estate")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun depreciation

3 senses of depreciation

Sense 1
depreciation -- (a decrease in price or value; "depreciation of the dollar against the yen")
       => decrease, diminution, reduction, step-down -- (the act of decreasing or reducing something)

Sense 2
depreciation, wear and tear -- (decrease in value of an asset due to obsolescence or use)
       => financial loss -- (loss of money or decrease in financial value)
       => non-cash expense -- (an expense (such as depreciation) that is not paid for in cash)

Sense 3
disparagement, depreciation, derogation -- (a communication that belittles somebody or something)
       => disrespect, discourtesy -- (an expression of lack of respect)

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