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.
Categories: experience {informal} {v.}