Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb devalue

3 senses of devalue

Sense 1
devalue, devaluate -- (remove the value from; deprive of its value)
       => degrade, cheapen -- (lower the grade of something; reduce its worth)

Sense 2
devalue -- (lower the value or quality of; "The tear devalues the painting")
       => change, alter, modify -- (cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue")

Sense 3
depreciate, undervalue, devaluate, devalue -- (lose in value; "The dollar depreciated again")
       => decrease, diminish, lessen, fall -- (decrease in size, extent, or range; "The amount of homework decreased towards the end of the semester"; "The cabin pressure fell dramatically"; "her weight fell to under a hundred pounds"; "his voice fell to a whisper")

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