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    value - Dictionary definition and meaning for word value

    Definition
    (noun) a numerical quantity measured or assigned or computed
    Example Sentence
    • the value assigned was 16 milliseconds
    Definition
    (noun) the quality (positive or negative) that renders something desirable or valuable
    Example Sentence
    • the Shakespearean Shylock is of dubious value in the modern world
    Definition
    (noun) the amount (of money or goods or services) that is considered to be a fair equivalent for something else
    Synonyms : economic value
    Example Sentence
    • he tried to estimate the value of the produce at normal prices
    Definition
    (noun) relative darkness or lightness of a color
    Example Sentence
    • I establish the colors and principal values by organizing the painting into three values--dark, medium...and light
    Definition
    (noun) (music) the relative duration of a musical note
    Synonyms : note value , time value
    Definition
    (noun) an ideal accepted by some individual or group
    Example Sentence
    • he has old-fashioned values
    Definition
    (verb) fix or determine the value of; assign a value to
    Example Sentence
    • value the jewelry and art work in the estate
    Definition
    (verb) hold dear
    Synonyms : appreciate , prize , treasure
    Example Sentence
    • I prize these old photographs
    Definition
    (verb) regard highly; think much of
    Synonyms : esteem , prise , prize , respect
    Example Sentence
    • I respect his judgement
    • We prize his creativity
    Definition
    (verb) evaluate or estimate the nature, quality, ability, extent, or significance of
    Synonyms : appraise , assess , evaluate , measure , valuate
    Example Sentence
    • I will have the family jewels appraised by a professional
    • access all the factors when taking a risk
    Definition
    (verb) estimate the value of
    Synonyms : rate
    Example Sentence
    • How would you rate his chances to become President?
    • Gold was rated highly among the Romans
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