- to undergo devaluation: The currency has devalued at a rapid rate.
Origin of devalue
Examples from the Web for devalue
Boys are taught early in life to devalue care, to be hyper-competitive, super-achieving men.How Good Dads Can Change the World
Gary Barker, PhD, Michael Kaufman
January 6, 2015
In its place came something which, striving to fuse Urdu and Telugu, seemed to devalue both.India’s Newest State Telangana Is Bosnia Redux
March 22, 2014
Rosen undoubtedly did not intend to devalue women with her comments.Hilary Rosen Feud: Give Ann Romney a Break!
April 12, 2012
We devalue the significance of memory in order to cope with the fact that our gadgets are now better at it than we are.How We Lost Our Memory
March 2, 2011
They propose that we pressure China to improve its human-rights policy, or to get tougher on Iran, or to devalue its currency.Finally Some Straight Talk on the Deficit
February 23, 2009
If they really decide to devalue, then Whitely and me, we go ahead and put every cent we got into Swiss gold.The Common Man
Guy McCord (AKA Dallas McCord Reynolds)
- to reduce (a currency) or (of a currency) be reduced in exchange value
- (tr) to reduce the value or worth of (something)
Word Origin and History for devalue
1918, a back-formation from devaluation. Related: Devalued; devaluing.