## valuation

val·u·a·tion- the act of determining the value or price of anything; evaluation; appraisal
- determined or estimated value or price on the market
- estimation of the worth, merit, etc. of anything

Origin of valuation

Old French*valuacion*

## valuation

noun

- The act or process of assessing value or price; an appraisal.
- Assessed value or price.
- An estimation or appreciation of worth, merit, or character:
*set a high valuation on friendship.*

*Related Forms:*

**val′u·a′tion·al**adjective

## valuation

Noun

(*plural* valuations)

- An estimation of something's worth.
- (finance) The process of estimating the market value of a financial asset or liability.
- (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.

## valuation - Investment & Finance Definition

The process of determining the worth, or value, of an asset or business. For example, stock analysts typically give a publicly traded company a valuation. Investment bankers determine a valuation on a company using standard industry comparisons. Real estate has professionals called appraisers who put a valuation on a property.