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

Historical Examples of valuator

  • Mr. J. M. Green, contractor, was valuator on behalf of the County.

    The Court Houses of a Century

    Kenneth W. McKay

  • The first point that a valuator should inquire into, is the age of the forest land on which a plantation has been formed.

  • However great and inexplicable these differences may be, it is not the business of the valuator of a manure to discuss them.

British Dictionary definitions for valuator


  1. a person who estimates the value of objects, paintings, etc; appraiser
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  1. US another word for value (def. 10), value (def. 12), evaluate
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