[ val-yoo-eyt ]
/ ˈvæl yuˌeɪt /
verb (used with object), val·u·at·ed, val·u·at·ing.
to set a value on; appraise.
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Origin of valuate
First recorded in 1870–75; back formation from valuation
OTHER WORDS FROM valuateval·u·a·tor, noun
Words nearby valuate
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Also he examined some old Chinese ivory carvings with a critical, valuating, meditative eye.No. 13 Washington Square|Leroy Scott
British Dictionary definitions for valuating
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