"value" Definition

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. n. Precise signification; import; as, the value of a word; the value of a legal instrument
  4. n. Esteem; regard.
  5. 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 [/].
  6. 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.
  7. n. Valor.
  8. 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.
  9. 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.
  10. v. t. To raise to estimation; to cause to have value, either real or apparent; to enhance in value.
  11. v. t. To be worth; to be equal to in value.

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Position in dictionary: 106798 of 111710 words.
Word Type: n., n., n., n., n., n., n., v. t., v. t., v. t., v. t.,
Words that start with "value": 4
Words that end with "value": 7
Words that contain "value": 14
Next words in dictionary: valued, valueless, valuer, valuing, valure
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English Dictionary Definition of value

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