HyperDic: write-off

English > 2 senses of the word write-off:
NOUNpossessionwrite-off, write-down(accounting) reduction in the book value of an asset
actwrite-offthe act of cancelling from an account a bad debt or a worthless asset
English > write-off: 2 senses > noun 1, possession
Meaning(accounting) reduction in the book value of an asset.
Synonymwrite-down
CategoryaccountingA system that provides quantitative information about finances
Narrowertax write-off, tax deduction, deductionA reduction in the gross amount on which a tax is calculated
Broaderdepreciation, wear and teardecrease in value of an asset due to obsolescence or use
Spanishpérdida, rebaja
Verbswrite offreduce the estimated value of something
English > write-off: 2 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningThe act of cancelling from an account a bad debt or a worthless asset.
BroadercancellationThe act of cancelling
Catalancancel·lació
Verbswrite offreduce the estimated value of something
write offcancel (a debt)

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