Etymology
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value (n.)

c. 1300, "price equal to the intrinsic worth of a thing;" late 14c., "degree to which something is useful or estimable," from Old French value "worth, price, moral worth; standing, reputation" (13c.), noun use of fem. past participle of valoir "be worth," from Latin valere "be strong, be well; be of value, be worth" (from PIE root *wal- "to be strong"). The meaning "social principle" is attested from 1918, supposedly borrowed from the language of painting. Value judgment (1889) is a loan-translation of German Werturteil.

Origin and meaning of value

value (v.)

mid-15c., "estimate the value of," also "think highly of," probably from value (n.). Related: Valued, valuing.

Origin and meaning of value

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Definitions of value
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value (n.)
a numerical quantity measured or assigned or computed;
the value assigned was 16 milliseconds
value (n.)
the quality (positive or negative) that renders something desirable or valuable;
the Shakespearean Shylock is of dubious value in the modern world
value (n.)
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
value (n.)
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;
value (n.)
(music) the relative duration of a musical note;
Synonyms: time value / note value
value (n.)
an ideal accepted by some individual or group;
he has old-fashioned values
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value (v.)
fix or determine the value of; assign a value to;
value the jewelry and art work in the estate
value (v.)
hold dear;
Synonyms: prize / treasure / appreciate
value (v.)
regard highly; think much of;
Synonyms: respect / esteem / prize / prise
value (v.)
evaluate or estimate the nature, quality, ability, extent, or significance of;
Synonyms: measure / evaluate / valuate / assess / appraise
value (v.)
estimate the value of;
Synonyms: rate
From wordnet.princeton.edu