re·​val·​ue (ˌ)rē-ˈval-(ˌ)yü How to pronounce revalue (audio)
revalued; revaluing; revalues

transitive verb

: to value anew
revalue currency
: to make a new valuation of : reappraise

Examples of revalue in a Sentence

Three of the nations are expected to revalue their currencies soon. Most analysts predict that the country will revalue before the end of the year.
Recent Examples on the Web Or, the markets may simply be revaluing Tesla as primarily a metal-bending car manufacturer, as opposed to the vision that Musk has long promoted of a tech phenomenon promising software-sized margins. Shawn Tully, Fortune, 30 Oct. 2023 Under current rules, a capital asset bequeathed to an heir is revalued to its price at the time of the original owner’s death, extinguishing all tax liability incurred up to that point, forever. Michael Hiltzik, Los Angeles Times, 17 Oct. 2023 By revaluing it at close to today’s market value – gold was trading above $1,950 an ounce on Wednesday – the Treasury could raise some $500 billion, giving Republicans and the president breathing room to hammer out a new budget. Laurent Belsie, The Christian Science Monitor, 24 May 2023 In the absence of recent funding rounds or internal markdowns, Forbes worked with three private market pricing data providers–ApeVue, Caplight Technologies and Notice–to revalue 30 unicorns that account for the bulk of billionaires’ (and former billionaires’) fortunes. Matt Durot, Forbes, 27 Jan. 2023 Appraisal districts are required to revalue a neighborhood every three years, so reductions this year could very well see future benefits. Dallas News, 6 May 2022 At a deeper level, our brains can revalue the same smell for different conditions. Carl Zimmer, Discover Magazine, 1 Mar. 2012 In 2011, Ackman predicted that the Hong Kong government would be forced to revalue the Hong Kong dollar at HK$6 to the U.S. dollar, pending an eventual peg to the yuan. Nicholas Gordon, Fortune, 24 Nov. 2022 But valuations overall have remained relatively high as managers wait for events like new funding rounds or public offerings to revalue their private investments. Melissa Korn, WSJ, 31 Oct. 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

1592, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of revalue was in 1592

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“Revalue.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 May. 2024.

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re·​val·​ue (ˈ)rē-ˈval-yü How to pronounce revalue (audio)
: to make a new valuation of : reappraise

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