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Another word for depreciate

  1. To become or make less in price or value

  2. To think, represent, or speak of as small or unimportant

Another word for depreciate

  1. To decline in value or quantity

  2. To lower in reputation

Synonym Study

  • Minimize suggests an ascription of the least possible value or importance don't minimize your own efforts
  • Belittle implies depreciation, but stresses a contemptuous attitude in the speaker or writer
  • Decry implies vigorous public denunciation, often from the best of motives to decry corruption in government
  • To disparage is to attempt to lower in esteem, as by insinuation, invidious comparison, faint praise
  • 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