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Synonyms and Antonyms of valuation

  1. 1 the act of placing a value on the nature, character, or quality of something <my valuation of your musical talent has nothing to do with our friendship> Synonyms appraisal, appraisement, assessment, estimation, evaluation, reckoning, estimateRelated Words calculation, computation, measurement, mensuration; audit, check, checkup, examination, inspection, review, scan, scrutiny, survey; reassessment, transvaluation; overestimation, overevaluation; underestimation

  2. 2 the amount of money for which something will find a buyer <the final auction bid was still less than the minimum valuation that we had specified as acceptable, so the painting was withdrawn> Synonyms value, worthRelated Words charge, cost, fee, figure, price, rate; appraisal, assessment, estimate, estimation, evaluation; face value, list price, unit price

  3. 3 the relative usefulness or importance of something as judged by specific qualities <the low valuation that society places on knowledge for the sake of knowledge> Synonyms account, merit, worth, valueRelated Words assessment, estimation, evaluation; excellence, greatness, perfection; consequence, importance, significance, weight; desirabilityNear Antonyms emptiness, valuelessness, worthlessness; baseness, cheapness, crumminess, inferiority, lousiness, meanness, paltriness, pettiness, poorness; deficiency, inadequacy, inadequateness, insufficiency, unacceptability

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