Val´ue   Pronunciation: văl´ū
n.1.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.
Ye are all physicians of no value.
- Job xiii. 4.
Ye are of more value than many sparrows.
- Matt. x. 31.
2.(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.
Value is the power to command commodities generally.
- A. L. Chapin (Johnson's Cys.).
Value is the generic term which expresses power in exchange.
- F. A. Walker.
3.Precise signification; import; as, the value of a word; the value of a legal instrument
4.Esteem; regard.
My relation to the person was so near, and my value for him so great
- Bp. Burnet.
5.(Mus.) 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 [ ].
6.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.
8.That property of a color by which it is distinguished as bright or dark; luminosity.
9.(Math.) Any particular quantitative determination; as, a function's value for some special value of its argument.
10.The valuable ingredients to be obtained by treatment from any mass or compound; specif., the precious metals contained in rock, gravel, or the like; as, the vein carries good values; the values on the hanging walls.
Value received
a phrase usually employed in a bill of exchange or a promissory note, to denote that a consideration has been given for it.
- Bouvier.
v. t.1.To estimate the value, or worth, of; to rate at a certain price; to appraise; to reckon with respect to number, power, importance, etc.
The mind doth value every moment.
- Bacon.
2.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.
3.To raise to estimation; to cause to have value, either real or apparent; to enhance in value.
4.To be worth; to be equal to in value.
Noun1.value - a numerical quantity measured or assigned or computed; "the value assigned was 16 milliseconds"
2.value - the quality (positive or negative) that renders something desirable or valuable; "the Shakespearean Shylock is of dubious value in the modern world"
3.value - the amount (of money or goods or services) that is considered to be a fair equivalent for something else; "he tried to estimate the value of the produce at normal prices"
Synonyms: economic value
4.value - relative darkness or lightness of a color; "I establish the colors and principal values by organizing the painting into three values--dark, medium...and light"-Joe Hing Lowe
5.value - (music) the relative duration of a musical note
6.value - an ideal accepted by some individual or group; "he has old-fashioned values"
Verb1.value - fix or determine the value of; assign a value to; "value the jewelry and art work in the estate"
2.value - hold dear; "I prize these old photographs"
3.value - regard highly; think much of; "I respect his judgement"; "We prize his creativity"
Synonyms: esteem, respect, prise, prize
4.value - place a value on; judge the worth of something; "I will have the family jewels appraised by a professional"
5.value - estimate the value of; "How would you rate his chances to become President?"; "Gold was rated highly among the Romans"
Synonyms: rate

VALUE, common law. This term has two different meanings. It sometimes expresses the utility of an object, and some times the power of purchasing other good with it. The first may be called value in use, the latter value in exchange.
     2. Value differs from price. The latter is applied to live cattle and animals; in a declaration, therefore, for taking cattle, they ought to be said to be of such a price; and in a declaration for taking dead chattels or those which never had life, it ought to lay them to be of such a value. 2 Lilly's Ab. 620.

value - brightness
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