Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • transitive v. To set a value for; appraise.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To estimate the value of something; to appraise or to make a valuation.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To place a value on; compute the value of; appraise.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. evaluate or estimate the nature, quality, ability, extent, or significance of

Etymologies

Back-formation from valuation.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

Examples

  • One of the major things that we library and info types teach people who are going to go out on the web is to valuate their sources.

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  • Our economy can either await the correction in the federal legislature, or import workers to valuate surburbia up.

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  • They have also invested in developing new measures of carbon emissions in order to benchmark progress in this area and valuate firms.

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  • Physical units are also necessary to valuate those flows.

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  • Last but not least, the shop permits all its customers to valuate and review products: this is a great because permits other customers to better understand what they are buying.

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  • Now how do the Wall Street folks who are trying to buy and sell these mortgages valuate mortgages that they don't have any idea what they're worth anymore?

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  • While I can rant all day about Wall Street – the insane tendency to over-valuate, the shortsighted emphasis on growing quarterly profits, the stupefying amount it pays out in bonuses – but this is really about something much more fundamental, namely why do we accept gambling on the economy as a practical way of doing business?

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  • And did you valuate Amptoons the cartoon before deciding what a good offer for Amptoons.com would be?

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  • You can be as fervent for social justice as you wish, but the ability to valuate work is a functional requirement of all economies, not just capitalist ones.

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  • Kong Chan suggested a couple simple ways to valuate Dragon Airline.

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