Definition of Write off

1. Verb. Concede the loss or worthlessness of something or somebody. "Write it off as a loss"

Generic synonyms: Acknowledge, Admit



2. Verb. Write something fluently, and without hesitation.
Generic synonyms: Compose, Indite, Pen, Write

3. Verb. Cancel (a debt).
Generic synonyms: Cancel, Strike Down
Derivative terms: Write-off

4. Verb. Reduce the estimated value of something. "For tax purposes you can write off the laser printer"
Exact synonyms: Expense, Write Down
Generic synonyms: Depreciate
Derivative terms: Write-down, Write-off, Write-off

Definition of Write off

1. Verb. (accounting) To reduce an asset's book value to zero ¹

2. Verb. (accounting) To record an expenditure as an expense. ¹

3. Verb. (accounting) To remove a portion of a debt or an amount of an account owed to you counting it as a loss (as a gesture of goodwill for example) ¹

4. Verb. (accounting) To record a notional expense such as amortization or depreciation. ¹

5. Verb. Figuratively, to assign a low value to something. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Write Off

write-in
write-in candidate
write-ins
write-off
write-offs
write-only
write-up
write about
write copy
write down
write head
write home about
write in
write in code
write of
write off (current term)
write on
write once
write one's own ticket
write out
write up
writeability
writeable
writeback
writebacks
writedown
writedowns
writeoff
writeoffs
writer

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