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Verb: devalue  dee'val-yoo
  1. Remove the value from; deprive of its value
    - devaluate
     
  2. Lower the value or quality of
    "The tear devalues the painting"
     
  3. Lose in value
    "The dollar devalued again";
    - depreciate, undervalue, devaluate

Derived forms: devalues, devaluing, devalued

Type of: alter, change, cheapen, decrease, degrade, diminish, fall, lessen, modify

Encyclopedia: Devalue