transitive verb

: to diminish the value of : devalue

Word History


French dévaloriser, from dé- de- (from Old French des-) + valor- (alteration—influenced by Medieval Latin valor —of valeur value, from Medieval Latin valor) + -iser -ize

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“Devalorize.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Feb. 2024.

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