[ ree-val-yoo-eyt ]
/ riˈvæl yuˌeɪt /

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.

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 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Word Origin and History for revaluating



1949, back-formation from revaluation.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper