# valuation

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## English[edit]

### Etymology[edit]

From Middle French *valuation*, noun of action from *valuer*, from Old French *valoir*.

### Pronunciation[edit]

- IPA
^{(key)}: /ˌvæ.ljuːˈeɪ.ʃən/

### Noun[edit]

**valuation** (*countable and uncountable*, *plural* **valuations**)

- An estimation of something's worth.
- (finance) The process of estimating the market value of a financial asset or liability.
**1993**, Historic American Building Survey,*Town of Clayburg: Refractories Company Town*, National Park Service, page 4:- The tax assessor put them in fourteen
**valuation**groups ranging from one two-story brick house and two one-and-a-half-story houses to the largest groups of eighteen two-story houses and twenty-four one-story bungalows.

- The tax assessor put them in fourteen

- (logic, propositional logic, model theory) An assignment of truth values to propositional variables, with a corresponding assignment of truth values to all propositional formulas with those variables (obtained through the recursive application of truth-valued functions corresponding to the logical connectives making up those formulas).
- (logic, first-order logic, model theory) A structure, and the corresponding assignment of a truth value to each sentence in the language for that structure.
- (algebra) A measure of size or multiplicity.
- (measure theory, domain theory) A map from the class of open sets of a topological space to the set of positive real numbers including infinity.

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#### See also[edit]

- (logic): interpretation