Depreciate and Reduce


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Depreciate verb – To diminish the price or value of.
Usage example: a faded finish will really depreciate your car when you decide to trade it in

Reduce is a synonym for depreciate in devalue topic. In some cases you can use "Reduce" instead a verb "Depreciate", when it comes to topics like reduction, increase, decrease.
Nearby Words: depreciation, depreciating, depreciatory, depreciatingly, depreciable
Synonyms for Depreciate


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Reduce verb – To diminish the price or value of.
Usage example: a mortgage crisis that reduced homes to their lowest level in a decade

Depreciate is a synonym for reduce in increase topic. You can use "Depreciate" instead a verb "Reduce", if it concerns topics such as decrease, devalue.
Nearby Words: reduced, reduction, reducing, reducible
Synonyms for Reduce

Common collocations

costs depreciate costs reduce costs
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