Children's, Intermediate and Advanced Online English Dictionary & Thesaurus

Comprehensive
Dictionary Suite
Help
Help
Help
 
Advanced Dictionary    
Display options
Show syllables
Show Lookup History
Double-Click Lookup
  Show Spanish support
  Show Word Combinations
 
Pronunciation
Wordsmyth
  Phonics
  IPA
 
Entry formats
Standard
  Classic
 
Lookup History
devalue

de·val·ue

devalue

 
pronunciation:
di vael yu
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: devalued, devalues, devaluing
definition 1: to decrease or annul the value, worth, or importance of.
synonyms:
debase, degrade
antonyms:
improve
similar words:
decrease, depreciate, lower
definition 2: to lower the legal value of (a currency).
similar words:
debase, degrade, demonetize, depreciate