- 1[intransitive, transitive] devalue (something) (against something) (finance) to reduce the value of the money of one country when it is exchanged for the money of another country opposite revalue
- 2[transitive] devalue something to give a lower value to something, making it seem less important than it really is Work in the home is often ignored and devalued.
NAmE//ˌdiˈvælyu//Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they devalue
he / she / it devalues
past simple devalued
-ing form devaluing
devaluationjump to other results
NAmE//ˌdiˌvælyuˈeɪʃn//noun [countable, uncountable] There has been a further small devaluation against the dollar.