- 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.
- 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.
- Precise signification; import; as, the value of a word; the
value of a legal instrument
- Esteem; regard.
- The relative length or duration of a tone or note, answering
to quantity in prosody; thus, a quarter note [/] has the value of two
eighth notes [/].
- 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; as, the values are well given, or well maintained.
- To estimate the value, or worth, of; to rate at a certain
price; to appraise; to reckon with respect to number, power,
- To rate highly; to have in high esteem; to hold in
respect and estimation; to appreciate; to prize; as, to value one for
his works or his virtues.
- To raise to estimation; to cause to have value, either
real or apparent; to enhance in value.
- To be worth; to be equal to in value.