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depreciating

 
Adjective depreciating has 1 sense
  1. depreciating, depreciative, depreciatory - tending to decrease or cause a decrease in value; "a depreciating currency"; "depreciatory effects on prices"
    Antonym: increasing (indirect, via decreasing)
Verb depreciate has 3 senses
  1. deprecate, depreciate - belittle; "The teacher should not deprecate his student's efforts"
    --1 is one way to disparage, belittle, pick at
    Derived forms: noun depreciation3, noun depreciator1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  2. depreciate - lower the value of something; "The Fed depreciated the dollar once again"
    --2 is one way to
    devalue
    Antonyms: appreciate, apprize, apprise
    Derived forms: noun depreciation2, noun depreciation1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  3. depreciate, undervalue, devaluate, devalue - lose in value; "The dollar depreciated again"
    --3 is one way to decrease, diminish, lessen, fall
    Antonyms: appreciate, apprize, apprise, revalue
    Derived forms: noun depreciation2, noun depreciation1
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s
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