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[dih-pree-shee-uh-buh l, -shuh-buh l] /dɪˈpri ʃi ə bəl, -ʃə bəl/
capable of depreciating or being depreciated in value.
capable of being depreciated for tax purposes.
Origin of depreciable
Related forms
nondepreciable, adjective
undepreciable, adjective Unabridged
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Examples from the web for depreciable
  • Land is not depreciable, so she includes only the cost of the house when figuring the basis for depreciation.
  • Sales or exchanges of real property or depreciable personal property.
  • Because land is not depreciable, you can only include the cost of the house when figuring the basis for depreciation.
  • Election to reduce the basis of depreciable property before reducing other tax attributes.
  • Dispositions of business property and depreciable property.
  • In the case of non-depreciable property, this can happen all at once when the property is sold.
  • Enter all depreciable real and personal property that was sold or otherwise disposed of during the tax year.
British Dictionary definitions for depreciable


(US) able to be depreciated for tax deduction
liable to depreciation
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