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Value (IPA: /ˈvæɫju/)


Value (n.)

The property or aggregate properties of a thing by which it is rendered useful or desirable, or the degree of such property or sum of properties; worth; excellence; utility; importance.

Value (n.)

Worth estimated by any standard of purchasing power, especially by the market price, or the amount of money agreed upon as an equivalent to the utility and cost of anything.

Value (n.)

Precise signification; import; as, the value of a word; the value of a legal instrument

Value (n.)

Esteem; regard.

Value (n.)

The relative length or duration of a tone or note, answering to quantity in prosody; thus, a quarter note [/] has the value of two eighth notes [/].

Value (n.)

In an artistical composition, the character of any one part in its relation to other parts and to the whole; -- often used in the plural; as, the values are well given, or well maintained.

Value (n.)

Valor.

Value (v. t.)

To estimate the value, or worth, of; to rate at a certain price; to appraise; to reckon with respect to number, power, importance, etc.

Value (v. t.)

To rate highly; to have in high esteem; to hold in respect and estimation; to appreciate; to prize; as, to value one for his works or his virtues.

Value (v. t.)

To raise to estimation; to cause to have value, either real or apparent; to enhance in value.

Value (v. t.)

To be worth; to be equal to in value.

Value

Personal value, basis for ethical action

Value

Physical quantity or calculated value

Value

Any determination of or method of determination of the worth, not necessarily monetary, of an item or a facet of it

Value

Expression in computer science which cannot be evaluated further

Value

Notion in mathematics

Example Sentence (Quote)

" " not judging truth to be in nature better than falsehood, but setting a value upon both according to interest." - John Dryden

Example Sentence (Quote)

" (omits first") 1905 December 5, The State, The Educational Value of 'News .'" Page 4, Column 4, Columbia, South Carolina" - Journalism

Example Sentence (Quote)

" [In response to a question on how we should live] We should seek the greatest value of our action." - Stephen Hawking

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A final reason to question Israel's strategic value is that it does not behave like a loyal ally." - The Israel Lobby and U.S. Foreign Policy

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A language without a commercial value will die." - Afrikaans


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