American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. An amount, as of goods, services, or money, considered to be a fair and suitable equivalent for something else; a fair price or return.
- n. Monetary or material worth: the fluctuating value of gold and silver.
- n. Worth in usefulness or importance to the possessor; utility or merit: the value of an education.
- n. A principle, standard, or quality considered worthwhile or desirable: "The speech was a summons back to the patrician values of restraint and responsibility” ( Jonathan Alter).
- n. Precise meaning or import, as of a word.
- n. Mathematics An assigned or calculated numerical quantity.
- n. Music The relative duration of a tone or rest.
- n. The relative darkness or lightness of a color. See Table at color.
- n. Linguistics The sound quality of a letter or diphthong.
- n. One of a series of specified values: issued a stamp of new value.
- v. To determine or estimate the worth or value of; appraise.
- v. To regard highly; esteem. See Synonyms at appreciate.
- v. To rate according to relative estimate of worth or desirability; evaluate: valued health above money.
- v. To assign a value to (a unit of currency, for example).
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Value which is socially recognized, in contrast with purely personal valuation. Thus an heirloom may be said to be of small intrinsic value, although highly valued by its possessor.
- n. Value as determined by ordinary market conditions, as contrasted with value with which an object is endowed by virtue of convention or governmental flat. Thus paper money is often said to be devoid of intrinsic value.
- n. In mathematics, the value of the function represented by the ordinate of a turning point.
- See cruise, 2.
- n. Worth; the property or properties of a thing in virtue of which it is useful or estimable, or the degree in which such a character is possessed; utility; importance; excellence: applied to both persons and things.
- n. Estimated or attributed worth; appreciation; valuation; esteem; regard.
- n. The amount of other commodities (commonly represented by money) for which a thing can be exchanged in open market: the ratio in which one thing exchanges against others; the command which one commodity has over others in traffic; in a restricted (and the common popular) sense, the amount of money for which a thing can be sold; price. In political economy value is distinguished from
price, which is worth estimated in money, while value is worth estimated in commodities in general.
- n. Price equal to the intrinsic worth of a thing; real equivalent.
- n. Import; precise signification: as, the value of a word or phrase.
- n. In music, the relative length or duration of a tone signified by a note: as, a half-note has the value of two quarternotes, or four sixteenth-notes; to give a note its full value.
- n. In painting and the allied arts, relation of one object, part, or atmospheric plane of a picture to the others, with reference to light and shade, the idea of hue being abstracted. Thus, a picture in which the values are correct is one in which the distribution and interdependence of the light and dark parts correspond to nature, and particularly preserve the correct rendering of different distances from the observe; while a detail in a picture which is out of value is one which is too light or too dark in tone for the atmospheric plane which it should occupy, or for the proper rendering of its relations to other objects in the same plane.
- n. In mathematics, the special determination of a quantity. Quantities in mathematics are identified by their general definitions, as satisfying certain conditions, and are variable, or otherwise indeterminate. A completely determinate quantity, or, more precisely, the quantity of a completely determinate quantum, is a value. Value is distinguished from
magnitudein that the latter refers only to a modulus, or numerical measure, neglecting in some measure distinctions of kind, while two quantities which are not equal have not the same value, though they may have the same magnitude.
- n. In biology, grade or rank in classification; valence: as, a group having the value of a family.
- To estimate the value or worth of; specifically, to rate at a certain price; appraise: as, to value lands or goods.
- To consider with respect to value, worth, or importance; rate, whether high or low; regard.
- Specifically, to rate high; have in high esteem; set much by; prize; appreciate; regard; hold in respect or estimation; reflexively, to pride (one's self).
- To reckon or estimate with respect to number or power; compute; compare (with another person or thing) with respect to price or excellence.
- To take account of; take into account; hence, to care for; consider as important.
- To raise to estimation; cause to have value, either real or apparent.
- To give out or represent as wealthy, or financially sound.
- To be worth; be equal in worth to; be an equivalent of.
- n. The quality (positive or negative) that renders something desirable or valuable.
- n. The degree of importance you give to something.
- n. The amount (of money or goods or services) that is considered to be a fair equivalent for something else
- n. music The relative duration of a musical note.
- n. art The relative darkness or lightness of a color in (a specific area of) a painting etc.
- n. Numerical quantity measured or assigned or computed.
- v. To estimate the value of; judge the worth of something.
- v. To fix or determine the value of; assign a value to, as of jewelry or art work.
- v. To regard highly; think much of; place importance upon.
- v. To hold dear.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. The property or aggregate properties of a thing by which it is rendered useful or desirable, or the degree of such property or sum of properties; worth; excellence; utility; importance.
- n. (Trade & Polit. Econ.) Worth estimated by any standard of purchasing power, especially by the market price, or the amount of money agreed upon as an equivalent to the utility and cost of anything.
- n. Precise signification; import.
- n. Esteem; regard.
- n. (Mus.) The relative length or duration of a tone or note, answering to
quantityin prosody; thus, a quarter note [�] has the valueof two eighth notes [�].
- n. In an artistical composition, the character of any one part in its relation to other parts and to the whole; -- often used in the plural.
- n. obsolete Valor.
- n. That property of a color by which it is distinguished as bright or dark; luminosity.
- n. Degree of lightness as conditioned by the presence of white or pale color, or their opposites.
- n. (Math.) Any particular quantitative determination.
- n. The valuable ingredients to be obtained by treatment from any mass or compound; specif., the precious metals contained in rock, gravel, or the like.
- v. To estimate the value, or worth, of; to rate at a certain price; to appraise; to reckon with respect to number, power, importance, etc.
- v. To rate highly; to have in high esteem; to hold in respect and estimation; to appreciate; to prize.
- v. obsolete To raise to estimation; to cause to have value, either real or apparent; to enhance in value.
- v. obsolete To be worth; to be equal to in value.
- n. (music) the relative duration of a musical note
- v. fix or determine the value of; assign a value to
- v. evaluate or estimate the nature, quality, ability, extent, or significance of
- n. relative darkness or lightness of a color
- n. the amount (of money or goods or services) that is considered to be a fair equivalent for something else
- v. regard highly; think much of
- v. hold dear
- n. an ideal accepted by some individual or group
- v. estimate the value of
- n. a numerical quantity measured or assigned or computed
- n. the quality (positive or negative) that renders something desirable or valuable
- From the French value, feminine past participle of valoir, from Latin valere ("to be strong, be worth"). (Wiktionary)
- Middle English, from Old French, from feminine past participle of valoir, to be strong, be worth, from Latin valēre; see wal- in Indo-European roots. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“In the 3200 data set the value for days that are flagged in other data sets are then estimated against the other stations and entered in as original value in 3200.”
“But intrinsic value is not merely non-instrumental value; for it is also to be distinguished from what Moore calls the ˜value as a part™ of a situation, namely the extra contribution which the situation makes to the value of a complex situation of which it is a ˜part™, over and above its intrinsic value.”
“Not a portion of the value, but the _whole value_, is resolvable into net income and revenue maintaining British families, and creating and sustaining”
“In him this may possibly arise from no unusual liberality of mind; it may spring from a selfish desire to see the principles he has established or made his own carried out to their legitimate extent, and their value established and acknowledged -- _for it is the application of a principle that imparts to it its highest value_.”
“That is to say, the manurial value of food consumed during the last year is _only one-half its theoretical value_.”
“Real Estate& Negroes should be held by all, who are not compelled by debts to sell, because when peace comes they will have some value, though perhaps a low one, while tis certain that the present paper will have a low value& perhaps none at all, as has already happened twice in France and once in the United States.”
“We do not exchange a bale of cotton for a bale of lace collars, nor a pound of wool in the grease for a pound of wool in cashmere; but a certain value of one of these things _for an equal value_ of the other.”
“From this gross _Diallælos_ (as the logicians call it), or see-saw, we are now liberated; for the first step, as we are now aware, is false: the value of commodities is _not_ determined by wages; since wages express the value of labor; and it has been demonstrated that not the _value_ but the _quantity_ of labor determines the value of its products.”
“In this passage, over and above the radical error about real value, there is also apparent that confusion, which has misled so many writers, between _value_ and _wealth_; a confusion which Mr. Ricardo first detected and cleared up.”
“You know, Phædrus, or you soon will know, that I differ from X. altogether on the choice between the two laws: he contends that the value of all things is determined by the _quantity_ of the producing labor; I, on the other hand, contend that the value of all things is determined by the _value_ of the producing labor.”
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