revaluate

[ree-val-yoo-eyt]

verb (used with object), re·val·u·at·ed, re·val·u·at·ing.

to make a new or revised valuation of; revalue.
to increase the legal exchange value of (a nation's currency) relative to other currencies.

Nearby words

  1. rev. stat.,
  2. rev. ver.,
  3. revaccination,
  4. reval,
  5. revalorize,
  6. revaluation,
  7. revalue,
  8. revamp,
  9. revanche,
  10. revanchism

Origin of revaluate

1920–25; probably back formation from revaluation; see re-, value, -ate1

Related formsre·val·u·a·tion, nounnon·re·val·u·a·tion, noun

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Word Origin and History for revaluated

revaluate

v.

1949, back-formation from revaluation.

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