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.
Recent Examples on the Web Signa revalued the building, known in German as Postsparkasse, to more than 300 million euros after the deal with BIG was struck, the person said. Boris Groendahl,, "Austrian Billionaire Raises $270 Million From an Art Nouveau Landmark," 5 May 2020 Data compiled by Bloomberg show that the notes were issued at 100% of face value on June 17 – less than two weeks before H20 revalued them at a discount of almost 77%. Washington Post, "The Cost of H20’s Misadventures in Illiquidity," 28 Aug. 2019 An early example was a bet made by Michael Marcus in 1975 that a surge of oil revenue would force Saudi Arabia to revalue its currency. The Economist, "Buttonwood Do not write off the macro hedge-fund manager just yet," 28 Nov. 2019 In the past, this line has included paper profits from revaluing stakes in bike-rental and fintech startups. Washington Post, "Relax, Things Really Aren’t So Bad at Tencent," 18 Sep. 2019 After the Tribune’s report, the county assessor revalued Ricketts’ home. Hal Dardick,, "Cubs co-owner Todd Ricketts’ property tax assessment appeal on designer Wilmette home sent to state’s attorney," 5 Sep. 2019 The disconnect between running backs’ dominance in fantasy and their value in the real game is one reason the PPR scoring system, which awards points for receptions, was developed 15 years ago in a bid to revalue wide receivers. New York Times, "One Place Running Backs Still Rule: Fantasy Football," 26 Aug. 2019 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 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

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1592, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Revalue.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Jan. 2021.

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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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