What does deaccession mean?

Definitions for deaccessionˌdi ækˈsɛʃ ən

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word deaccession.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. deaccession(verb)

    sell (art works) from a collection, especially in order to raise money for the purchase of other art works

    "The museum deaccessioned several important works of this painter"


  1. deaccession(Noun)

    The disposal of objects in this way.

  2. deaccession(Verb)

    To officially remove an object from a museum, art gallery or library so that it may be sold.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of deaccession in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of deaccession in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Lane Mandle:

    The deaccession of any piece of city art must go through a process as outlined in city Administrative Directive 7.01-7, that process has not currently been initiated for the Pancho Villa statue.

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