from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To establish and maintain the price of (a commodity) by governmental action.
- transitive v. To give or assign a value to: "The prophets valorized history” ( Mircea Eliade).
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To give something a value
- v. To fix the price of something artificially
Portuguese valorizar, from valor, value, from Late Latin; see valor.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)