Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • intransitive verb To lessen or cancel the value of.
  • intransitive verb To lower the exchange value of (a currency) by lowering its gold equivalency.
  • intransitive verb To lower the exchange value of a currency by lowering its gold equivalency.

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  • verb To lower or remove the value of something.
  • verb To lose value; to depreciate.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • verb remove the value from; deprive of its value
  • verb lower the value or quality of
  • verb lose in value

Etymologies

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de- +‎ value

Examples

  • In addition, any go! od conta ined a single devalue from a library of 2,000 drugs as good as tiny molecules.

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  • In addition, any go! od conta ined a single devalue from a library of 2,000 drugs as good as tiny molecules.

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  • The Fed's plan to "devalue" - our way to prosperity appears to have hit a few ill-placed speed-bumps.

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  • * edit I've just been over to your place and Pat Bertram's blog … You use the word devalue and I understand your point on this, but, on the other hand, could it not be seen as a way for the less confident to 'join in' and be a part of something that may well build their confidence?

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  • Inflation is the process by which monetary authorities devalue their currency, and as Zimbabwe is teaching us now, one way to devalue is to overissue the currency in question.

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  • During his tenure as chief executive of NBC Universal, Jeff Zucker told investors that the company rejected a deal with Apple TV because charging 99 cents per episode would "devalue" NBC's content.

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  • During his tenure as chief executive of NBC Universal, Jeff Zucker told investors that the company rejected a deal with Apple TV because charging 99 cents per episode would "devalue" NBC's content.

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  • During his tenure as chief executive of NBC Universal, Jeff Zucker told investors that the company rejected a deal with Apple TV because charging 99 cents per episode would "devalue" NBC's content.

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  • I find the current national debate on marriage, which is ultimately from the perspective of the state, a private contract between two individuals, interesting due to the fear that me marrying my partner will somehow "devalue" marriage.

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  • During his tenure as chief executive of NBC Universal, Jeff Zucker told investors that the company rejected a deal with Apple TV because charging 99 cents per episode would "devalue" NBC's content.

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