- value date,
- value fund,
- value judgment,
- value-added tax,
- valued policy,
- valuer general,
Origin of valued
- 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.
Origin of value
Examples from the Web for valued
The chicken, to this day, is valued for its medicinal properties.The History of the Chicken: How This Humble Bird Saved Humanity|William O’Connor|December 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The Senate Intelligence Committee report says they secured a contract with the CIA in 2006 valued “in excess of $180 million.”The Luxury Homes That Torture and Your Tax Dollars Built|Michael Daly|December 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The cubby and the 460 bottles of wine, valued at $8,339.50 will remain at Cricova to be displayed.
The scarf was accompanied by a framed painting of Tanzanian birds and is valued at $595.
The cognac, an effort by the Georgian vintners to replicate the traditional French liquor, is valued at $1400 for a single bottle.
After all, if these people valued his knowledge of Haktite and no one else valued him at all, why not accept?Comrade Yetta|Albert Edwards
New Bedford's loss alone was twenty-three vessels, which, with their outfits, were valued at more than a million dollars.The Sea Rovers|Rufus Rockwell Wilson
The king squandered upon her some seventy odd millions of the public money as money is now valued.Fragonard|Haldane Macfall
Life alone can impart life; and though we should burst we can only be valued as we make ourselves valuable.Essays, First Series|Ralph Waldo Emerson
That, for the good of his own country, he valued such a union above all things.Abridgment of the Debates of Congress, from 1789 to 1856, Vol. I (of 16)|Thomas Hart Benton
- 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)
Word Origin for value
mid-15c., probably from value (n.). Related: Valued, valuing.
c.1300, from Old French value "worth, value" (13c.), noun use of fem. past participle of valoir "be worth," from Latin valere "be strong, be well, be of value" (see valiant). The meaning "social principle" is attested from 1918, supposedly borrowed from the language of painting. Value judgment (1892) is a loan-translation of German Werturteil.
see at face value.