- 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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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.
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.
In a humiliating turn of events, the ruble has lost about half its value against the dollar so far this year.
He called her The Duchess, and if The Duchess didn't like something, then it was of no value.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days|David Freeman|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This would mean 4.5 persons per house, certainly too low a value for the aboriginal social family.The Aboriginal Population of the North Coast of California|Sherburne Friend Cook
It is this power of combination with bases that makes them of value in wool dyeing.The Dyeing of Woollen Fabrics|Franklin Beech
This fact, however, by no means detracts from the value of such a magnificent herd as that of Mr. Crosbie.Disturbed Ireland|Bernard H. Becker
He forgot all premonitions, doubt was behind him; he no longer gauged the value of his desire for Ludowika Winscombe.The Three Black Pennys|Joseph Hergesheimer
And yet he who seeks a meaning in these things and a value and an inner development may come to another kind of truth.Psychology and Social Sanity|Hugo Mnsterberg
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.