Value meaning

vălyo͝o
A principle or standard, as of behavior, that is considered important or desirable.
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To regard highly; esteem.

I value your advice.

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Precise meaning, as of a word.
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To rate according to relative estimate of worth or desirability; evaluate.

Valued health above money.

verb
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Relating to or consisting of principles or standards.

A value system.

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An amount, as of goods, services, or money, considered to be a fair and suitable equivalent for something else; a fair price or return.
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That which is desirable or worthy of esteem for its own sake; thing or quality having intrinsic worth.
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(mathematics) A quantity or number expressed by an algebraic term.
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Monetary or material worth.

The fluctuating value of gold and silver.

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Worth in usefulness or importance to the possessor; utility or merit.

The value of an education.

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A fair or proper equivalent in money, commodities, etc., esp. for something sold or exchanged; fair price or return.
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Precise meaning or import, as of a word.
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The social principles, goals, or standards held or accepted by an individual, class, society, etc.
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(mathematics) An assigned or calculated numerical quantity.
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The relative darkness or lightness of a color.
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To assign a value to (a unit of currency, for example).
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(music) The relative duration of a tone or rest.
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One of a series of specified values.

Issued a stamp of new value.

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To determine or estimate the worth or value of; appraise.
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Of or relating to the practice of investing in individual securities that, according to some fundamental measure, such as book value, appear to be relatively less expensive than comparable securities.
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Estimated or appraised worth or price; valuation.
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Purchasing power.

The fluctuating value of the dollar.

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(math.) The quantity or amount for which a symbol stands.

To determine the value of x.

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(phonet.) A sound represented by a given letter.

The values of i in the English words “sin” and “sine”

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To estimate the value of; set a price for or determine the worth of; appraise.
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To think highly of; esteem.

To value a friendship.

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The relative darkness or lightness of a color. Value measures where a color falls on an achromatic scale from white to black.
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(linguistics) The sound quality of a letter or diphthong.
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That quality of a thing according to which it is thought of as being more or less desirable, useful, estimable, important, etc.; worth or the degree of worth.
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To place a certain estimate of worth on in a scale of values.

To value health above wealth.

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Value is the worth in goods, services or money of an object or person.

An example of value is the amount given by an appraiser after appraising a house.

An example of value is how much a consultant's input is worth to a committee.

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What something is worth in monetary terms, or in money; a thing’s market worth.
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The usefulness or desirability of something.
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Adequate contractual consideration. See also fair market value.
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The quality (positive or negative) that renders something desirable or valuable.

The Shakespearean Shylock is of dubious value in the modern world.

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The degree of importance given to something.

The value of my children's happiness is second only to that of my wife.

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The amount (of money or goods or services) that is considered to be a fair equivalent for something else.
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(music) The relative duration of a musical note.

The value of a crotchet is twice that of a quaver.

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(art) The relative darkness or lightness of a color in (a specific area of) a painting etc.
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The exact value of pi cannot be represented in decimal notation.

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Precise meaning; import.

The value of a word; the value of a legal instrument.

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To estimate the value of; judge the worth of something.

I will have the family jewels valued by a professional.

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To fix or determine the value of; assign a value to, as of jewelry or art work.
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To regard highly; think much of; place importance upon.

Gold was valued highly among the Romans.

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To hold dear.

I value these old photographs.

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(music) The relative duration of a note, tone, or rest.
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Denomination, as of a postage stamp, playing card, etc.
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(1) The content of a field or variable. It can refer to alphabetic as well as numeric data. For example, in the expression, state = "PA", PA is a value.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
value
Plural:
values

Origin of value

  • Middle English from Old French from feminine past participle of valoir to be strong, be worth from Latin valēre wal- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From the French value, feminine past participle of valoir, from Latin valere (“to be strong, be worth").

    From Wiktionary