derecognize

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

de- +‎ recognize.

VerbEdit

derecognize (third-person singular simple present derecognizes, present participle derecognizing, simple past and past participle derecognized)

  1. To choose not to recognize; especially, to choose to no longer recognize.

Usage notesEdit

  • This term is found especially in the context of accounting, where one may derecognize an asset, but it is found in other contexts as well.
Last modified on 5 November 2009, at 23:47