- magnitude; quantity; number represented by a figure, symbol, or the like: the value of an angle; the value of x; the value of a sum.
- a point in the range of a function; a point in the range corresponding to a given point in the domain of a function: The value of x2 at 2 is 4.
- degree of lightness or darkness in a color.
- the relation of light and shade in a painting, drawing, or the like.
- the phonetic equivalent of a letter, as the sound of a in hat, sang, etc.
verb (used with object), val·ued, val·u·ing.
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To value something is to consider it with respect to worth, excellence, usefulness, or importance. How is value different from esteem, appreciate, and prize? Learn more on Thesaurus.com.
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The idea was to give families a bit of extra money as well as hire navigators who would help families understand the value of relocating to “high opportunity” neighborhoods, away from concentrated poverty and blight.Joe Biden’s surprisingly visionary housing plan, explained|Matthew Yglesias|July 9, 2020|Vox
If the algorithm chose one of the original faces, the value was recorded.
Rather than mission statements, management directives, or corporate values printed on placards, organizational behavior is driven by peer pressure and behavioral norms that spread, like pathogens, through organizations.The coronavirus crisis is increasing the risk of bank fraud. Here’s how banks can play defense|matthewheimer|July 7, 2020|Fortune
The most reliable way to stop baselines from shifting is to encode the public’s values and aspirations into law and practice, through politics.The scariest thing about global warming (and Covid-19)|David Roberts|July 7, 2020|Vox
This powerful imagery surely ignites an emotional response in anyone who values life and is capable of empathy.
But there's a ton of value for me in my background and my history, and losing it would be a shame.
There is reference after reference to the “black community,” “black worth ethic,” and adherence to the “black value system.”
As Randy notes, “Maybe there is a value in shining a light on this and asking the questions.”Your Husband Is Definitely Gay: TLC’s Painful Portrait of Mormonism|Samantha Allen|January 1, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Canned drinks like Mercy contain up 5,000 percent of the daily value of certain vitamins.
For me and some of my students, 2014 was the year of rediscovering old resources whose value is not exhausted yet.
Other things being equal, the volume of voice used measures the value that the mind puts upon the thought.
Of course the expression of this value is modified and characterized by the nature of the thing spoken of.
Was a pupil of Caspar Netscher of Heidelberg, whose little pictures are of fabulous value.Women in the fine arts, from the Seventh Century B.C. to the Twentieth Century A.D.|Clara Erskine Clement
He must trust to his human merits, and not miracles, for his Sonship is of no value in this conflict.Solomon and Solomonic Literature|Moncure Daniel Conway
The living (value £250) is in the gift of trustees, and is now held by the Rev. M. Parker, Vicar.Showell's Dictionary of Birmingham|Thomas T. Harman and Walter Showell
British Dictionary definitions for value
- a particular magnitude, number, or amountthe value of the variable was 7
- the particular quantity that is the result of applying a function or operation for some given argumentthe value of the function for x=3 was 9
- a gradation of tone from light to dark or of colour luminosity
- the relation of one of these elements to another or to the whole picture
verb -ues, -uing or -ued (tr)
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Idioms and Phrases with value
see at face value.