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

Definition of valuate

transitive verb

: to place a value on : appraise

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Examples of valuate in a Sentence

the house is valuated at six million dollars, pending an official assessment
Recent Examples on the Web 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,, "Disney is fighting in court over taxes this week," 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, "New Service Illustrates the Gorgeous Spiderweb of Retweets," 25 Apr. 2013

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First Known Use of valuate

1873, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for valuate

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

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“Valuate.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 May. 2020.

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