Meaning of VALUE in English

VALUE

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( values, valuing, valued)

Frequency: The word is one of the 700 most common words in English.

1.

The value of something such as a quality, attitude, or method is its importance or usefulness. If you place a particular value on something, that is the importance or usefulness you think it has.

Further studies will be needed to see if these therapies have any value...

Ronnie put a high value on his appearance.

N-UNCOUNT : also a N , usu with supp

If something is of value , it is useful or important. If it is of no value , it has no usefulness or importance.

This weekend course will be of value to everyone interested in the Pilgrim Route...

PHRASE : v-link PHR

2.

If you value something or someone, you think that they are important and you appreciate them.

I’ve done business with Mr Weston before. I value the work he gives me...

VERB : V n

• val‧ued

As you are a valued customer, I am writing to you to explain the situation...

ADJ

3.

The value of something is how much money it is worth.

The value of his investment has risen by more than $50,000...

The country’s currency went down in value by 3.5 per cent...

N-VAR

If something is of value , it is worth a lot of money. If it is of no value , it is worth very little money.

...a brooch which is really of no value...

It might contain something of value.

PHRASE : v-link PHR

4.

When experts value something, they decide how much money it is worth.

Your lender will then send their own surveyor to value the property...

I asked him if he would have my jewellery valued for insurance purposes...

Spanish police have seized cocaine valued at around $53 million.

VERB : V n , have n V-ed , V-ed

5.

You use value in certain expressions to say whether something is worth the money that it costs. For example, if something is or gives good value , it is worth the money that it costs.

The restaurant is informal, stylish and extremely good value...

This wine highlights the quality and value for money of South African wines.

N-UNCOUNT

6.

The values of a person or group are the moral principles and beliefs that they think are important.

The countries of South Asia also share many common values...

N-PLURAL : with supp , oft with poss , supp N

7.

Value is used after another noun when mentioning an important or noticeable feature about something.

The script has lost all of its shock value over the intervening 24 years...

N-UNCOUNT : n N

8.

see also face value

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