Definitions of "depreciate"
  1. The process of reducing the perceived worth of an asset over a period of time
  2. A gradual decrease in the monetary value of an asset
How to use "depreciate" in a sentence
  1. The value of the vehicle started to depreciate as soon as it was taken off the lot.
  2. Land is one of the few assets that does not easily depreciate over time.
  3. With standard wear and tear and age, the machinery will depreciate faster than anticipated.

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