(accounting) reduction in the book value of an asset
the act of cancelling from an account a bad debt or a worthless asset
- She has written off an account of her trip.
- She can't just be written off as an eccentric recluse.
- He has written off a description of the terrible event.
- All the passengers in the plane were written off as dead.
- Thank you for giving me the address, I'll write off at once.
- The account has been written off.