Definitions for value

Definitions for (noun) value

Main entry: value

Definition: relative darkness or lightness of a color

Usage: I establish the colors and principal values by organizing the painting into three values--dark, medium...and light-Joe Hing Lowe

Main entry: value

Definition: the quality (positive or negative) that renders something desirable or valuable

Usage: the Shakespearean Shylock is of dubious value in the modern world

Main entry: value

Definition: a numerical quantity measured or assigned or computed

Usage: the value assigned was 16 milliseconds

Main entry: value

Definition: an ideal accepted by some individual or group

Usage: he has old-fashioned values

Main entry: economic value, value

Definition: the amount (of money or goods or services) that is considered to be a fair equivalent for something else

Usage: he tried to estimate the value of the produce at normal prices

Main entry: time value, value, note value

Definition: (music) the relative duration of a musical note

Definitions for (verb) value

Main entry: value, rate

Definition: estimate the value of

Usage: How would you rate his chances to become President?; Gold was rated highly among the Romans

Main entry: assess, appraise, measure, valuate, value, evaluate

Definition: evaluate or estimate the nature, quality, ability, extent, or significance of

Usage: I will have the family jewels appraised by a professional; access all the factors when taking a risk

Main entry: value, esteem, prise, prize, respect

Definition: regard highly; think much of

Usage: I respect his judgement; We prize his creativity

Main entry: value

Definition: fix or determine the value of; assign a value to

Usage: value the jewelry and art work in the estate

Main entry: appreciate, prize, treasure, value

Definition: hold dear

Usage: I prize these old photographs

Visual thesaurus for value