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verb (used with object), val·u·at·ed, val·u·at·ing.
  1. to set a value on; appraise.

Origin of valuate

First recorded in 1870–75; back formation from valuation
Related formsval·u·a·tor, noun
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Examples from the Web for valuate

Historical Examples

  • The actual harm I can do I leave you to valuate for yourself.

    The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 13 (of 25)

    Robert Louis Stevenson

  • The actual harm I can do, I leave you to valuate for yourself.

    The Wrecker

    Robert Louis Stevenson and Lloyd Osbourne

  • Nietzsche's ethics are not easy to valuate, since none of their standards are derived from the orthodox canon.

  • But to value also means a distinctively intellectual act—an operation of comparing and judging—to valuate.

British Dictionary definitions for valuate


  1. US another word for value (def. 10), value (def. 12), evaluate
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