1. [ verb ] concede the loss or worthlessness of something or somebody

"write it off as a loss"

Related terms: admit acknowledge
2. [ verb ] (writing) write something fluently, and without hesitation
Related terms: write
3. [ verb ] cancel (a debt)
Related terms: cancel write-off
4. [ verb ] reduce the estimated value of something
Synonyms: write_down

"For tax purposes you can write off the laser printer"

Related terms: depreciate write-off
Similar spelling:   write_of