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value meaning and definition

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VALUE noun

Definition of value (noun)

  1. a numerical quantity measured or assigned or computed
    • "the value assigned was 16 milliseconds"
  2. the quality (positive or negative) that renders something desirable or valuable
    • "the Shakespearean Shylock is of dubious value in the modern world"
  3. the amount (of money or goods or services) that is considered to be a fair equivalent for something else
    • "he tried to estimate the value of the produce at normal prices"
    • synonyms: economic value
  4. relative darkness or lightness of a color
    • "I establish the colors and principal values by organizing the painting into three values--dark, medium...and light"-Joe Hing Lowe
  5. (music) the relative duration of a musical note
  6. an ideal accepted by some individual or group
    • "he has old-fashioned values"

VALUE verb

Definition of value (verb)

  1. fix or determine the value of; assign a value to
    • "value the jewelry and art work in the estate"
  2. hold dear
  3. regard highly; think much of
  4. evaluate or estimate the nature, quality, ability, extent, or significance of
  5. estimate the value of
    • "How would you rate his chances to become President?"; "Gold was rated highly among the Romans"
    • synonyms: rate
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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