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Definition of "depreciating" [depreciating]

  • Present participle of depreciate. (verb)
  • That is declining in value. (adjective)
  • That degrades the value of something; deprecating. (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "depreciating" in a sentence
  • "And the part I don't like is people are refinancing up to the value of their home and then on top of that they're buying what I call depreciating assets, cars and boats and things that are going to lose value instantly and going into debt for a long time."
  • "The fourth and the last one that I want to catalogue at the moment is the belief that there is a great advantage in depreciating your currency as a means of putting you in the export business or strengthening your international business and exports."
  • "Clement was getting toward an age when clever youngsters are not unapt to exercise their talents in depreciating home surroundings."