charge off

[charge off] {v.} 1. To consider or record as a loss, especially in an account book.

The store owner charged off all of the last season's stock of suits.

Syn.: WRITE OFF (1).

2. or [charge up] {informal} To accept or remember (something) as a mistake and not worry about it any more. - Often used with "to experience".

He charged off his mistakes to experience.

Syn.: CHALK UP. Compare: CHARGE TO.