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

2 senses of write-off

Sense 1
write-off, write-down -- ((accounting) reduction in the book value of an asset)
       => depreciation, wear and tear -- (decrease in value of an asset due to obsolescence or use)

Sense 2
write-off -- (the act of cancelling from an account a bad debt or a worthless asset)
       => cancellation -- (the act of cancelling; calling off some arrangement)

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

4 senses of write off

Sense 1
write off -- (concede the loss or worthlessness of something or somebody; "write it off as a loss")
       => admit, acknowledge -- (declare to be true or admit the existence or reality or truth of; "He admitted his errors"; "She acknowledged that she might have forgotten")

Sense 2
write off -- (write something fluently, and without hesitation)
       => write, compose, pen, indite -- (produce a literary work; "She composed a poem"; "He wrote four novels")

Sense 3
write off -- (cancel (a debt))
       => cancel, strike down -- (declare null and void; make ineffective; "Cancel the election results"; "strike down a law")

Sense 4
expense, write off, write down -- (reduce the estimated value of something; "For tax purposes you can write off the laser printer")
       => depreciate -- (lower the value of something; "The Fed depreciated the dollar once again")

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