Adjective "value" definition and examples

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Definitions and examples


The regard that something is held to deserve; the importance, worth, or usefulness of something.
  1. 'None of these concerns should diminish the importance and value of this volume.'
  2. 'This information is useful in understanding the effectiveness and value of activities.'
  3. 'Wooden furniture units were the hottest items on the list, and were valued for their good looks as well as their utilitarian value.'
  4. 'In recent times the skill of the statesman has not been seen as a skill of great value or importance.'
  5. 'Her value and her importance is not centered around her ability to bear and raise children.'
  6. 'The value and importance of housing independence and stability cannot be overstated.'
  7. 'The United Nations had proven its worth by proving its value to Washington.'
  8. 'While the statue had some commercial value, its real value was in the artistic merit it contained.'
  9. 'When made of precious stones, pyramids gain value as ornaments, and are valued as decorative pieces as well.'
  10. 'I believe we need to recognise that some of the collections in Auckland are of national importance and value to the whole nation.'
  11. 'The clear manner in which this material is presented adds value to the novel.'
  12. 'This does not mean that it has no practical value - it is very useful.'
  13. 'prints seldom rise in value'
  14. 'Waste can be defined as any material lacking direct value to the producer and so must be disposed of.'
  15. 'Consider this an asset sale, priced at the cost of the estimated market value of the land.'
  16. 'Nobody chose to collect anything of great monetary value.'
  17. 'Art, on the other hand, seems to have no upper limit of monetary value.'
  18. 'Trees can greatly increase the resale value of property, and even save you on energy costs.'
  19. 'Municipalities would set their own tax rates once they had determined the market value of properties in their areas.'
  20. 'Analysts believe the company's true value lies between 45-55 cent a share.'
  21. 'The value of your estate for probate purposes includes the value of any real property less any mortgages on that property.'
  22. 'The total value of the three contracts will be worth in excess of £100 million annually.'
  23. 'Another car buying issue that is of equal importance is the residual value of a car after its purchase.'
  24. 'Yes, the artefacts recovered are of historic significance, but it would be foolish to pretend they have no monetary value.'
  25. 'at £12.50 the book is good value'
  26. 'The programme costs are regarded as representing exceptional value for the State.'
  27. 'Our bill came to £13.80 for two main courses, a dessert and drinks - which is good value in anybody's book.'
  28. 'This book is a good value souvenir for all those who appreciate the marvellous exhibition that has been brought to Waterford.'
  29. 'We've set the price at a level we believe offers good value to motorists, vans and HGV users.'
  30. 'Certainly, a majority of our customers have found these packages to be a good value.'
  31. 'All things considered, it's a good value for the money and a model I could be quite happy with.'
  32. 'The option to purchase a mews house is an additional bonus and the price represents good value in today's market.'
  33. 'These fun, friendly tours are good value, with few costing more than £3.'
  34. 'There are some excellent prizes and at a cost of €8 per month it is very good value.'
  35. 'I have no idea whether I bought wisely, or whether the price is good value.'
Principles or standards of behaviour; one's judgement of what is important in life.
  1. 'But it is really about choosing a set of values, moral standards and a national image.'
  2. 'I'm stubborn as hell and have a very hard time backing down on my values when they're important to me.'
  3. 'Respect for others is after all one of the most important values to encourage in our society.'
  4. 'We expect our schools to set standards, impart values and encourage responsible behaviour.'
  5. 'In their pursuit of power, wealth, or sensory pleasures, they can choose to ignore all moral values or ethical principles.'
  6. 'Economic viability is necessary, I'll grant that, but upholding our values is just as important, if not more so.'
  7. 'I want to talk about the importance of values and culture in public life.'
  8. 'The world, as the rules crashed down around us, began debating the values and principles by which we wished to live and the costs we would accept to live by them.'
  9. 'Today, principled values and beliefs are notably absent.'
  10. 'Indeed, one of the important values which health care professionals have to hold dear is great respect for human life.'
The numerical amount denoted by an algebraic term; a magnitude, quantity, or number.
  1. 'One of the great goals of fundamental physics is to find the reason for the precise numerical values of the constants that appear in the equations that prescribe the laws of Nature.'
  2. 'To find the value of a decimal place, we divide the value of the decimal place to the left of it by 10.'
  3. 'For numerical simulations, appropriate values of the various quantities must be determined.'
The relative duration of the sound signified by a note.
  1. 'Worshipers are encouraged to be careful about diction, stay in tune, sing exact note values, and avoid forcing the sound.'
  2. 'Rapidly evolving note values will present issues with keeping a steady tempo.'
The meaning of a word or other linguistic unit.
  1. 'Alternatively, we recognize two distinct values of the word-form work.'
  2. 'Suppose that we assign the following semantic values to symbols in the following way.'
  3. 'Ways of handling compounds of conditionals have been proposed on the basis of these semantic values.'
  4. 'Final ow with its non-standard value in low occurs in nearly four times as many words as the standard value in how.'
The relative degree of lightness or darkness of a particular colour.
  1. 'It facilitates the use of colour values way outside the normal range in an effort to produce a more realistic rendering of a typical 3D scene.'
  2. 'Purple is a noble color in its deepest values, yet it can be flowery and refreshing in pale violet colorings.'
  3. 'The cool blue-green values are complemented in each case by warmer red or yellow-orange touches.'


Estimate the monetary worth of.
  1. 'The global ethanol market is estimated to be valued in excess of $16 billion by 2005.'
  2. 'Taking the average the company is valued at 27 times forward earnings.'
  3. 'Trades valued in excess of $10 trillion are made every year on the NYSE.'
  4. 'However, the shares were once valued in excess of £15 back in 2000.'
  5. 'Today the shares are worth just a fraction of that and the company is valued at just £200m.'
  6. 'The move is seen as a precursor to a flotation of the firm, which is valued at about £10m.'
  7. 'They will also be able to bid in an auction for a kitchen valued at up to £7,000.'
  8. 'Knowledge is undoubtedly an important asset in the industry, although it is difficult to value in monetary terms.'
  9. 'Both companies are valued at 13 times earnings and offer a similar dividend yield.'
  10. 'That caused its shares to fall by a third, having been valued at 155p the day before the warning.'
Consider (someone or something) to be important or beneficial; have a high opinion of.
  1. 'I greatly value the diversity of our readership.'
  2. 'It is incredible how much we value other people's opinion of us.'
  3. 'Boys value their friends' opinions so it would do you lots of good to get along with them.'
  4. 'How will adults recognize the importance of objects kids value and dream about?'
  5. 'That can happen only in a company whose leaders make it clear that they value learning.'
  6. 'She appears to value nothing except publicity, to think of nothing beyond momentary pleasure.'
  7. 'What is stopping you from reminding your mother she is special, or telling your best friend that you value her?'
  8. 'It is really important that we value diversity in our community.'
  9. 'It certainly makes you value life and how important things are.'
  10. 'No one becomes a decent human being without the love and caring of someone who truly values their worth.'

More definitions

1. relative worth, merit, or importance: the value of a college education; the value of a queen in chess.

2. monetary or material worth, as in commerce or trade: This piece of land has greatly increased in value.

3. the worth of something in terms of the amount of other things for which it can be exchanged or in terms of some medium of exchange.

4. equivalent worth or return in money, material, services, etc.: to give value for value received.

5. estimated or assigned worth; v

More examples(as adjective)

"people can be value as people."

"people can be value."

"businesses can be value."

"ins can be value."

"deals can be value."

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Middle English: from Old French, feminine past participle of valoir ‘be worth’, from Latin valere.


value for money