from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. One that estimates values; an appraiser.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A person who estimates the value of something; an appraiser

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who assesses, or sets a value on, anything; an appraiser.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who sets a value; an appraiser. Swift, Considerations upon Two Bills.

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

  • n. one who estimates officially the worth or value or quality of things


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  • Therefore, calleth he himself “man,” that is, the valuator.

    Thus spake Zarathustra; A book for all and none

  • Therefore, calleth he himself "man," that is, the valuator.

    Thus Spake Zarathustra

  • The committee said in its report that it intended to complete its probe by the end of the year, and that one of its remaining pieces of business was to "engage an independent valuator."

    Sino-Forest's Probe Won't Address Timber's Value

  • Just the other night, I was surprised to learn from a reliable website valuator that my weblog was worth a few thousand $!

    Are Bloggers Creating Their Own Sweatshop?

  • Replying to a question on the value of the land in terms of the new valuation, Phaswana said an independent valuator had valued the property at more than R74. 5 million.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • I finally finished the dang valuator for MTGO, the Excel spreadsheet that Zhizhong made which will make both our lives alot more easier.

    jaimewolf Diary Entry

  • I'm feeling so guilty; Zhizhong has been diligently working on securing new deals, and I have yet to finish the darn valuator.

    jaimewolf Diary Entry

  • "The expropriation of land will go ahead in the public interest and in line with the relevant laws, procedures and requirements," he said, adding that in each case "just compensation as determined by the official valuator" would be paid.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Last year another valuator valued the farm at R1,5 million.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • The first valuator, who made a valuation in 1998, put the price of the farm at R2,1 million - the price Pretorius is now demanding.

    ANC Daily News Briefing


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