Free dictionary and thesaurus of English. Definitions, synonyms, antonyms and more...
Hint: double-click any word to get it searched!



Noun value has 6 senses
  1. value - a numerical quantity measured or assigned or computed; "the value assigned was 16 milliseconds"
    --1 is a kind of
    numerical quantity
    --1 has particulars: scale value
  2. value - the quality (positive or negative) that renders something desirable or valuable; "the Shakespearean Shylock is of dubious value in the modern world"
    --2 is a kind of
    --2 has particulars:
     invaluableness, preciousness, pricelessness, valuableness; monetary value, price, cost; price, cost, toll; importance; unimportance; national income; gross national product, GNP; gross domestic product, GDP; par value, face value, nominal value; book value; market value, market price; standard, monetary standard
    Derived forms: verb evaluate1, verb valuate1
  3. value, economic 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"
    --3 is a kind of measure, quantity, amount
    --3 has particulars: mess of pottage
    Derived forms: verb value4, verb value1, verb evaluate1, verb valuate1
  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
    --4 is a kind of
    color property
    --4 has particulars: lightness; darkness
  5. value, time value, note value - (music) the relative duration of a musical note
    --5 is a kind of duration, continuance
  6. value - an ideal accepted by some individual or group; "he has old-fashioned values"
    --6 is a kind of
    --6 has particulars: introject; principle
    Derived form: verb value3
Verb value has 5 senses
  1. value - fix or determine the value of; assign a value to; "value the jewelry and art work in the estate"
    --1 is one way to
    determine, set
    Derived forms: noun value3, noun valuer1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something PP
  2. prize, value, treasure, appreciate - hold dear; "I prize these old photographs"
    --2 is one way to see, consider, reckon, view, regard
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  3. respect, esteem, value, prize, prise - regard highly; think much of; "I respect his judgement"; "We prize his creativity"
    --3 is one way to see, consider, reckon, view, regard
    Derived form: noun value6
    Sample sentence:
    Sam cannot value Sue
  4. measure, evaluate, valuate, assess, appraise, value - place a value on; judge the worth of something; "I will have the family jewels appraised by a professional"
    --4 is one way to judge
    Derived forms: noun value3, noun valuer1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  5. rate, value - estimate the value of; "How would you rate his chances to become President?"; "Gold was rated highly among the Romans"
    --5 is one way to measure, evaluate, valuate, assess, appraise, value
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
Home | Free dictionary software | Copyright notice | Contact us | Network & desktop search | Search My Network | LAN Find | Reminder software | Software downloads | WordNet dictionary | Automotive thesaurus