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1. devalue

verb. ['dɪˈvælˌjuː'] remove the value from; deprive of its value.

Synonyms

  • demonetize
  • devaluate
  • demonetise
  • degrade

Antonyms

  • depersonalize
  • dissimilate
  • demilitarize
  • dehydrogenate

Etymology

  • de- (English)
  • de (Latin)
  • value (English)

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Rhymes with Devalue

  • revalue

Sentences with devalue


1. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Too many organizations devalue the contributions of lesser-paid employees in favor of upper management.

2. Verb, base form
A country might choose to devalue its currency to raise its volume of exports in the world market.

Quotes about devalue


1. When you know you can do something, and you feel good about yourself, you do not have to devalue others.
- John Patrick Hickey, Oops! Did I Really Post That

2. devalue

verb. ['dɪˈvælˌjuː'] lose in value.

Synonyms

  • undervalue
  • devaluate
  • decrease
  • lessen
  • fall
  • depreciate

Antonyms

  • appreciate
  • purity
  • raise
  • ascend

Etymology

  • de- (English)
  • de (Latin)
  • value (English)

3. devalue

verb. ['dɪˈvælˌjuː'] lower the value or quality of.

Synonyms

  • lower
  • lour
  • debase
  • alter
  • modify
  • change
  • depreciate

Antonyms

  • rise
  • deconcentrate
  • destabilize
  • enable

Etymology

  • de- (English)
  • de (Latin)
  • value (English)
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