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

Definition of revalue

transitive verb

1 : to value anew revalue currency
2 : 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.

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Accounting rules do allow acquiring companies to revalue the assets and liabilities of their acquisitions, so Samsonite may have been within reasonable bounds. Jacky Wong, WSJ, "Samsonite Needs to Make Its Case," 25 May 2018 Every day the market already revalues Exxon’s assets in light of possible eventualities. Holman W. Jenkins, WSJ, "CEOs and Politics Are a Bad Mix," 6 Mar. 2018 O'Connor, a property tax consulting firm, reports that many Texas Gulf appraisal districts are actively using an inappropriate valuation model as a means for revaluing homes. Houston Chronicle, "Don't let your appraisal district overvalue Harvey-flooded home," 2 Mar. 2018 The massacre made significantly revalued the interactive graphics specialist, sending its PE to a 54, still a lofty number. Shawn Tully, Fortune, "These Companies Were Hit Hardest by the Big Selloff," 6 Feb. 2018 The value of commercial property in Mecklenburg County is surging, based on an early review by the county assessor’s office, which is revaluing more than 300,000 pieces of real estate this year. Steve Harrison And Ely Portillo, charlotteobserver, "Commercial property value is booming. Could it lower taxes for some Meck homeowners?," 25 Jan. 2018 Richard Nixon imposed a 10% import surcharge to press trading partners to revalue their currencies. Bob Davis, WSJ, "Global Trade’s Evolution May Check Trump’s Protectionism," 16 July 2017 Delaware County’s are so out of whack that a judge has ordered the county to revalue all its properties. Laura Mccrystal,, "Are you one of more than 200,000 people paying too much in property taxes?," 14 Dec. 2017 Because every estate is subject to estate tax (though almost none pay it), all assets are revalued at death at their current value rather than at their original cost. WSJ, "Death Taxes and the Capital-Gains Step-Up," 23 Oct. 2017

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First Known Use of revalue

1592, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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English Language Learners Definition of revalue

finance : to change the value of a country's money so that it is worth less or more when it is traded for another country's money
: to make a new judgment about the value of (something, such as a house or an investment)

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