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  1. val·ue
    IPA[ˈvalyo͞o]
  2. noun

    • 1. the regard that something is held to deserve; the importance, worth, or usefulness of something:

      your support is of great value
    • 2. the material or monetary worth of something:

      prints seldom rise in value equipment is included up to a total value of $500
      Synonym : price, cost, worth, market price, selling price, asking price, monetary value, face value
    • 3. the worth of something compared to the price paid or asked for it:

      at $12.50 the book is a good value
      Synonym : price, cost, worth, market price, selling price, asking price, monetary value, face value
    • 4. a person's principles or standards of behavior; one's judgment of what is important in life:

      they internalize their parents' rules and values
      Synonym : principles, moral principles, ethics, moral code, morals, moral values, standards, moral standards, code of behavior, rules of conduct, standards of behavior
    • 5. the numerical amount denoted by an algebraic term; a magnitude, quantity, or number:

      the mean value of x an accurate value for the mass of Venus
    • 6. the relative duration of the sound signified by a note.

    • 7. the meaning of a word or other linguistic unit.

    • 8. the quality or tone of a spoken sound; the sound represented by a letter.

    • 9. the relative degree of lightness or darkness of a particular color:

      the artist has used adjacent color values as the landscape recedes

    verb

    • 1. estimate the monetary worth of (something):

      his estate was valued at $45,000
      Synonym : evaluate, assess, estimate, appraise, assay, rate, price, put/set a price on, cost (out)
    • 2. consider (someone or something) to be important or beneficial; have a high opinion of:

      she had come to value her privacy and independence
      Synonym : appreciate, rate (highly), esteem, hold in high esteem, hold in high regard, hold dear, have a high opinion of, think highly of, think much of, set (great) store by, attach importance to, respect, admire, prize, cherish, treasure
  3. Variation

    • n.: noun: value, plural noun: values

    • v.: verb: value, 3rd person present: values, gerund or present participle: valuing, past tense: valued, past participle: valued

    • noun

      the regard that something is held to deserve; the importance, worth, or usefulness of something:

      the material or monetary worth of something:

    • verb

      estimate the monetary worth of:

      consider (someone or something) to be important or beneficial; have a high opinion of:

    • adjective

      considered to be important or beneficial; cherished:
    • adjective

      considered to be important or beneficial; cherished:
    • noun

      the amount by which the value of an article is increased at each stage of its production, exclusive of initial costs.
    • adjective

      (of goods) having features added to a basic line or model for which the buyer is prepared to pay extra.

      (of a company) offering specialized or extended services in a commercial area.

    • noun

      the value printed or depicted on a coin, banknote, postage stamp, ticket, etc., especially when less than the actual or intrinsic value:

      the superficial appearance or implication of something:

    • noun

      the value that is stated on currency; face value.

      the price of a share, bond, or security when it was issued, rather than its current market value.

    • noun

      the magnitude of a real number without regard to its sign.

      the actual magnitude of a numerical value or measurement, irrespective of its relation to other values.

    • noun

      the significance of a person or thing arising from their capacity to cause inconvenience or annoyance:
    • noun

      an assessment of something as good or bad in terms of one's standards or priorities:
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