verb Date: 1898 devalue

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  • devaluate — index deduct (reduce), depreciate, depress, lessen Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • devaluate — I devaluate, devalue (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. See cheapness, underestimation. II (Roget s Thesaurus II) verb To become or make less in price or value: cheapen, depreciate, depress, devalue, downgrade, lower2, mark down, reduce …   English dictionary for students

  • devaluate — /dee val yooh ayt /, v.t., v.i., devaluated, devaluating. to devalue. [1895 1900; DE + VALUE + ATE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • devaluate — verb To reduce in value …   Wiktionary

  • devaluate — Synonyms and related words: beat down, break, cheapen, circulate, cut, cut prices, decline, decry, deflate, demonetize, depreciate, devalue, dive, fall, fall in price, give way, issue, jew down, lower, mark down, nose dive, pare, plummet, plunge …   Moby Thesaurus

  • devaluate — de·val·u·ate || ‚diː væljÊŠeɪt v. depreciate, lessen, decrease, devalue …   English contemporary dictionary

  • devaluate — de·valuate …   English syllables

  • devaluate — de•val•u•ate [[t]diˈvæl yuˌeɪt[/t]] v. t. v. i. at•ed, at•ing cvb gov devalue …   From formal English to slang

  • devaluate — /diˈvæljueɪt/ (say dee valyoohayt) verb (t) (devaluated, devaluating) 1. to deprive of value; reduce the value of. 2. to devalue. {de + value (noun) + ate1} …   Australian English dictionary

  • devaluate —   v.t. reduce value of, especially of currency in terms of other currencies.    ♦ devaluation, n …   Dictionary of difficult words

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