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Meaning of "write down" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF WRITE DOWN

write down play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF WRITE DOWN

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Write down is a verb and can also act as a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

WHAT DOES WRITE DOWN MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Write-off

A write-off is a reduction of the recognized value of something. In accounting, this is a recognition of the reduced or zero value of an asset. In income tax statements, this is a reduction of taxable income, as a recognition of certain expenses required to produce the income.

Definition of write down in the English dictionary

The first definition of write down in the dictionary is to set down in writing. Other definition of write down is to harm or belittle by writing about in derogatory terms. Write down is also to write in a simplified way.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE WRITE DOWN

writable
writative
write
write in
write off
write out
write up
write-in
write-off
write-protect
write-protect notch
write-protected
write-up
writer
Writer to the Signet
writer´s block
writer´s cramp
writeress
writerly
writership

WORDS THAT END LIKE WRITE DOWN

back down
break down
bring the house down
cut down
down
get down
go down
hands down
hold down
lay down
put down
ride down
sit down
step down
take down
thumbs down
turn down
up and down
upside down
when the chips are down
wind down

Synonyms and antonyms of write down in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «write down» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF WRITE DOWN

Find out the translation of write down to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of write down from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «write down» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

写下
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

anotar
570 millions of speakers

English

write down
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

लिखने के नीचे
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

يُدَوِّنُ
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

записывать
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

escrever
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

লেখ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

noter
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

menulis
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

aufschreiben
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

書き留める
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

기재하다
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Nulis mudhun
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

ghi chép
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

எழுதவும்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

लिहा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Yazmak
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

annotare
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

zapisać
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

записувати
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

a transcrie
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

σημειώνω
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

skryf
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

skriva upp
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

skrive ned
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of write down

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «WRITE DOWN»

The term «write down» is quite widely used and occupies the 25.270 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «WRITE DOWN» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about write down

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «WRITE DOWN»

Discover the use of write down in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to write down and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Writing Down Your Soul: How to Activate and Listen to the ...
Writing Down Your Soul explores some of this research and instructs readers how to access the power and beauty of their own deepest selves.
Janet Conner, 2009
2
Intermediate Accounting: IFRS Edition
Thus, if prices are falling, the company records an additional write-down. If prices are rising, the company records an increase in income. We can think of the net increase as a recovery of a previously recognized loss. Under no circumstances  ...
Donald E. Kieso, Jerry J. Weygandt, Terry D. Warfield, 2010
3
Financial Accounting in an Economic Context
If the market value of the inventories is $80, however, the inventory would have to be written down (reduced) from $100 to $80. The following journal entry represents one way of recording such a write-down: Loss on Inventory Write- Down (Lo, ...
Jamie Pratt, 2010
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Subprime Mortgage Credit Derivatives
SSZ EXHIBIT 11.22 Contrasting the Write-Down Performance of Two Deals ARS06W01 Defaults Performance Low Base High Cum. Loss 6.41% Curn. Loss 7.90% Cum. Loss 9.18% High Write-down 0.00% Write-down 45.94% Write- down ...
Laurie S. Goodman, Shumin Li, Douglas J. Lucas, 2008
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Solutions Workbook Support
PRIME NUMBERS ONLY The first three multiples of 6 are 1 x 6 = 6, 2x6 = 12 and 3x6 = 18 b Write down all your multiples in part a which are also multiples of 6. Q Write down the first five odd multiples of 9. e a Write down all the factors of 12. b ...
Louise Petheram, 2005
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New federal calculator, or scholars assistant
Write down in figures sixty-five. Write down ninety-six. Write down three hundred and fifty-one. . ' Write down three hundred and ninety-six. Write down one thousand two hundred a.nd fifty-six. Write down five thousand nine hundred and six* ...
Thomas T. Smiley, 1836
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The new federal calculator, or, Scholar's assistant: ...
Write down in figures sixty-five. Write down ninety-six. Write down three hundred and fifty-one. Write down three hundred and ninety-six. Write down one thousand two hundred and fifty-six. Write down five thousand nine hundred and ...
Thomas Tucker Smiley, 1828
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The Code of Federal Regulations of the United States of America
Method 1, then write-down will be recalculated using Method 2. A. Status. Debt repayments are at their absolute minimum, a feasible plan is still not possible in the first year and/or the year after the end of the deferral period (if applicable).
‎2002
9
Positive Psychology: The Science of Happiness and Human ...
Each night write down in your diary any satisficing you did that day. At the end of the week review your diary and write down what you have learned from doing this exercise Tell a close friend or your partner in great detail about a time in your  ...
Alan Carr, 2011
10
Understanding Computing AS Level for AQA
(c) Write down the column headings in binary 8421 A16 is 1010 is 1010 Therefore 4 bits are needed. 4 (a) Write down the binary column headings 32 16 8 4 2 1 3910willbe 100111 Therefore 3910 = 1001112 (b) Split up the number into two ...
Ray Bradley, 2004

4 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «WRITE DOWN»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term write down is used in the context of the following news items.
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Goldcorp takes $2.3-billion writedown on Argentine mine
The Vancouver-based miner had warned in January that it would write down its Cerro Negro mine in Argentina due to declining exploration and a change in the ... «The Globe and Mail, Feb 15»
2
Suncorp flags $500m writedown
Suncorp Group will write down $500 million in its life insurance business, reflecting some of the toughest business conditions on record across the Australian life ... «Sydney Morning Herald, May 14»
3
Bouygues takes $1.9 billion write-down on Alstom stake
PA) will write down the value of its stake in train and turbine maker Alstom (ALSO.PA) by 1.4 billion euros ($1.9 billion) to reflect its weaker cash flow forecasts ... «Reuters, Feb 14»
4
Decrypting Bank of America's $20 Billion Writedown
Like all companies, BofA regularly checks to see whether it has to write down its goodwill, an intangible asset that results when a company pays more for an ... «Wall Street Journal, Feb 11»

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