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
Synonyms for value
Related Words for valuedloved, valuable, respected, priceless, expensive, prized, appreciated, fancy, esteemed, cherished, beloved, dear, high-priced, precious
Examples from the Web for valued
Contemporary Examples of valued
The chicken, to this day, is valued for its medicinal properties.The History of the Chicken: How This Humble Bird Saved Humanity
December 27, 2014
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
December 12, 2014
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.
Historical Examples of valued
He had been defied, trapped, made a victim of the gang who had killed his most valued informer.Within the Law
Still, it is not valued in an American newspaper office as much as might be.In the Midst of Alarms
How shall those beauties be valued, which cannot be comprehended?Clarissa, Volume 2 (of 9)
The mother of the sultan sent him a box, set with diamonds, valued at L1000.The Life of Horatio Lord Nelson
It seemed as though a great and valued friend lay at the point of death.Heroes of the Telegraph
- 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.