Usage examples for depreciates

  1. Now, there is one thing which invariably depreciates the price of diamonds. – The Firm of Girdlestone by Arthur Conan Doyle
  2. Whereas, if the medium be of local value only, as paper- money, if too little, indeed, gold and silver will flow in to supply the deficiency; but if too much, it accumulates, banishes the gold and silver not locked up in vaults and hoards, and depreciates itself; that is to say, its proportion to the annual produce of industry being raised, more of it is required to represent any particular article of produce than in the other countries. – Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson by Thomas Jefferson