- 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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Example sentences from the Web for value
Valuing sex by only sheer physical pleasure is also an incredible narrow way to boil down a sexual experience.
It was a matter of valuing—and saving—the Constitution for the future.
Politicians love to talk about valuing those who worked hard and played by the rules.Pity the Coal Miners: A Greener Environment’s Biggest Losers|Stuart Stevens|June 28, 2013|DAILY BEAST
That makes sense since, at $38, the shares were wildly overpriced, valuing Facebook at more than $100 billion.Zuckerberg Bombshell: Did Facebook Bankers Secretly Slash Forecasts Before IPO?|Dan Lyons|May 22, 2012|DAILY BEAST
For me, valuing virginity as sacred is simply not a concept I could embrace.
What writer, valuing his own respectability, would cite such a creature as this?
These they changed cheerfully, taking and valuing what trifle was given.1492|Mary Johnston
No people could live without first valuing; if a people will maintain itself, however, it must not value as its neighbour valueth.Thus Spake Zarathustra|Friedrich Nietzsche
In valuing this list the size of the county must be borne in mind.The Ethnology of the British Islands|Robert Gordon Latham
There was the fulness of understanding, and of valuing the moments too highly for anything there was to be said about it.Lifted Masks|Susan Glaspell
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.