Another word for depreciate
To decline in value or quantity
To lower in reputation
belittle, disparage, denigrate, deprecate, lower, run down, decry, discredit, minimize, ridicule, condemn, denounce, dispraise, calumniate, undervalue, underrate, traduce, cast aspersions on, attack, vilify, defame, malign, slander, sneer at, fault, revile, deride, spurn, make slighting reference to, speak ill of, derogate, contemn, slight, detract, slur, hold cheap, scoff at, sneer at, find fault with, make light of, make little of, play down, downplay, downgrade, pooh-pooh*, knock*, smear*, put down*, take down a peg*, cut down to size*, rap*, slam*, roast*; see also censure, disgrace, humble, humiliate.
to depreciate is to lessen (something) in value as by implying that it has less worth than is usually attributed to it he depreciated her generosity; to disparage is to attempt to lower in esteem, as by insinuation, invidious comparison, faint praise; decry implies vigorous public denunciation, often from the best of motives to decry corruption in government; belittle implies depreciation, but stresses a contemptuous attitude in the speaker or writer; minimize suggests an ascription of the least possible value or importance don't minimize your own efforts
Another word for depreciateverb
To become or make less in price or value:cheapen, depress, devaluate, devalue, downgrade, lower2, mark down, reduce, write down. See increase, money
To think, represent, or speak of as small or unimportant:belittle, decry, denigrate, deprecate, derogate, detract, discount, disparage, downgrade, minimize, run down, slight, talk down. Idiom: make light (or little) of. See attack, show