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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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