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English verb: devalue

1. devalue (change) remove the value from; deprive of its value


Synonymsdevaluate


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)cheapen, degrade


Narrower (hyponym)demonetise, demonetize

2. devalue (change) lower the value or quality of


SamplesThe tear devalues the painting.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)alter, change, modify


Narrower (hyponym)alloy, debase, depreciate, lour, lower

3. devalue (change) lose in value


SamplesThe dollar depreciated again.


Synonymsdepreciate, devaluate, undervalue


Pattern of useSomething ----s


Broader (hypernym)decrease, diminish, fall, lessen


Verb groupdepreciate


Antonymsrevalue, apprise, apprize, appreciate









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