Many writers treat devaluation and depreciation as synonymous.
Instead of allowing depreciation without any preconditions, it should be matched with production.
And it costs thousands of dollars in renovations to beat the depreciation curve.
Now the central bank is having to resist rouble depreciation.
depreciation also reduces your basis for calculating the gain or loss on a later sale or exchange.
It is a little premature to view the pound's depreciation as heralding a market free-fall.
depreciation periods can vary, based on the equipment involved.
Setting a value on options is tricky, but so is valuing other business expenses, such as leases or goodwill depreciation.
As unemployment rises, prices and wages are bid down, until the needed depreciation is attained.
It takes no account of the depreciation of capital goods, and so overstates the value of production.
British Dictionary definitions for depreciation
the reduction in value of a fixed asset due to use, obsolescence, etc
the amount deducted from gross profit to allow for such reduction in value
(accounting) a modified amount permitted for purposes of tax deduction
the act or an instance of depreciating or belittling; disparagement
a decrease in the exchange value of currency against gold or other currencies brought about by excess supply of that currency under conditions of fluctuating exchange rates Compare devaluation (sense 1)