- v remove the value from; deprive of its value
- v lower the value or quality of
The tear devalues the painting
- v lose in value
- We will not devalue the ruble!" Between pledges, he shouts over his shoulder to his fidgeting staff members.
- Usually well posted, Toronto's Globe said that Premier Bennett was expected shortly to ask Parliament to devalue the Canadian dollar 33%.
- Such prospects have convinced many that Beijing will eventually have to devalue its renminbi, perhaps by 20% or more.
News & Articles
- Telefonica Said to Forge Venezuela Plan for Devaluation Scenario
Telefonica SA plans to boost spending in Venezuela to avoid sitting on cash that may lose a third of its value as speculation mounts that the government may devalue the bolivar for a second time this year, according to a person familiar with the matter.
June 5, 2013 - Bloomberg
- Barack Obama in Washington Post
No further proof of such sacrifice is necessary,Obama said. "And let me also add that no one should ever devalue that service, especially for the sake of a political campaign, and that goes for supporters on both sides."
- Mark Sanford in guardian.co.uk
Our objections to the so-called stimulus bill have been well-chronicled for the way it spends money that we don't have and for the way this printing of money could ultimately devalue the American dollar,Sanford said on Tuesday, even as he...
- Lamar Alexander in Houston Chronicle
One way to make sure that we have a ...... a little more unity that is our country's greatest accomplishment is to make certain that we value our common language,Alexander said Thursday. "And that we not devalue it by allowing a federal...