write off

Definitions of write off
  1. verb
    reduce the estimated value of something
    “For tax purposes you can write off the laser printer”
    synonyms: expense, write down
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    type of:
    depreciate
    lower the value of something
  2. verb
    cancel (a debt)
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    type of:
    cancel, strike down
    declare null and void; make ineffective
  3. verb
    concede the loss or worthlessness of something or somebody
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    type of:
    acknowledge, admit
    declare to be true or admit the existence or reality or truth of
  4. verb
    write something fluently, and without hesitation
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    type of:
    compose, indite, pen, write
    produce a literary work
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