- 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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Origin of value
synonym study for value
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Example sentences from the Web for value
Education controls the transmission of values and molds the spirit before dominating the soul.Houellebecq’s Incendiary Novel Imagines France With a Muslim President|Pierre Assouline|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
And yes, our values include tolerance of those who wish to make fun of religion.Ayaan Hirsi Ali: Our Duty Is to Keep Charlie Hebdo Alive|Ayaan Hirsi Ali|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
One lefty tweeter even complained that an invasion of icky American tourists would undermine “family values” in Cuba.
There are, of course, already tourists clotting Cuban beaches and hotels—many of which are chains—undermining “family values.”
“It is a crime that goes against all human values and norms,” he continued.Abu Dhabi Treats U.S. Teacher’s Murder as Terrorist Attack|Chris Allbritton|December 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
With time this land had mounted to great values and the holders had been made well-to-do thereby.
Well, I have some sense of values, since I am buying this home, and I do not regard the property as being worth such a sum.
You will grant that the individual in the controversy would likely be able to judge more correctly with regard to values?
Many plants have been employed as green manure, and different opinions have been expressed as to their relative values.Elements of Agricultural Chemistry|Thomas Anderson
Urban property and lands were assessed at values far beyond those at which the owners truly estimated them.The Philippine Islands|John Foreman
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.