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English verb: write down

1. write down (communication) put down in writing; of texts, musical compositions, etc.

Synonymsget down, put down, set down

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s that CLAUSE

Broader (hypernym)write

Narrower (hyponym)dash down, dash off, notate, note, take down, transcribe

2. write down (change) reduce the estimated value of something

SamplesFor tax purposes you can write off the laser printer.

Synonymsexpense, write off

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)depreciate

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