HyperDic: devalue

English > 3 senses of the word devalue:
VERBchangedevalue, devaluateremove the value from
changedevaluelower the value or quality of
changedevalue, depreciate, undervalue, devaluatelose in value
devalue > pronunciation
Soundsdihvae'lyuw.
Rhymesanew ... Yue: 59 rhymes with yuw...
English > devalue: 3 senses > verb 1, change
MeaningRemove the value from; deprive of its value.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymdevaluate
Narrowerdemonetize, demonetisedeprive of value for payment
Broaderdegrade, cheapenLower the grade of something
Spanishdepreciar, desvalorizar, devaluar
Catalandepreciar, desvalorar, devaluar
Nounsdevaluationthe reduction of something's value or worth
English > devalue: 3 senses > verb 2, change
Meaninglower the value or quality of.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example"The tear devalues the painting"
Narrowerdebase, alloylower in value by increasing the base-metal content
depreciatelower the value of something
lower, lourSet lower
Broaderchange, alter, modifyCause to change
Spanishdesvalorizar, devaluar
Catalandesvalorar, devaluar
Nounsdevaluationthe reduction of something's value or worth
devaluationan official lowering of a nation's currency
English > devalue: 3 senses > verb 3, change
MeaningLose in value.
PatternSomething ----s
Synonymsdepreciate, undervalue, devaluate
Broaderdecrease, diminish, lessen, falldecrease in size, extent, or range
Oppositeappreciate, apprize, apprise, revaluegain in value
Similar todepreciatelower the value of something
Spanishdepreciar, desvalorar, desvalorizarse, desvalorizar, devaluar
Catalandepreciar, desvalorar-se, desvalorar, devaluar
Nounsdevaluationan official lowering of a nation's currency

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