val·​u·​ate ˈval-yə-ˌwāt How to pronounce valuate (audio)
valuated; valuating

transitive verb

: to place a value on : appraise

Examples of valuate in a Sentence

the house is valuated at six million dollars, pending an official assessment
Recent Examples on the Web This program is being valuated by the Minneapolis Federal Reserve, according to the project manager. Asher Notheis, Washington Examiner, 9 May 2023 The Earth Economics organization works to quantify and valuate the 'natural capital' of a region. Eben Bayer, Forbes, 21 Apr. 2023 That approach makes sense, temporarily anyway, in the current era of rookie contracts that are valuated and slotted off the NFL draft order. Nate Davis, USA TODAY, 14 Mar. 2023 Orange County Property Appraiser Rick Singh valuated the resorts at $353 million, while Disney is pushing for the value to drop to $180 million, according to Singh’s office. Gabrielle Russon,, 30 Apr. 2018 According to Vidal, one of the best examples of how SpreadRank valuates a tweet is to compare two powerhouse Twitter users—Justin Bieber and President Obama. Valentina Palladino, WIRED, 25 Apr. 2013

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Word History


value entry 1 + -ate entry 4, or back-formation from valuation

First Known Use

1873, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of valuate was in 1873

Dictionary Entries Near valuate

Cite this Entry

“Valuate.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Mar. 2024.

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