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Character vs. Value

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Characternoun

(countable) A being involved in the action of a story.

Valuenoun

The quality (positive or negative) that renders something desirable or valuable.

‘The Shakespearean Shylock is of dubious value in the modern world.’;

Characternoun

(countable) A distinguishing feature; characteristic; trait; phene.

‘A single locus governing the petal colour character was detected on the linkage group A2.’;

Valuenoun

(uncountable) The degree of importance given to something.

‘The value of my children's happiness is second only to that of my wife.’;

Characternoun

A complex of traits marking a person, group, breed, or type.

‘A study of the suspect's character and his cast iron alibi ruled him out.’;

Valuenoun

That which is valued or highly esteemed, such as one's morals, morality, or belief system.

‘He does not share his parents' values.’; ‘family values’;

Characternoun

(uncountable) Strength of mind; resolution; independence; individuality; moral strength.

‘He has a great deal of character.’; ‘"You may not like to eat liver," said Calvin's father, "but it builds character."’;

Valuenoun

The amount (of money or goods or services) that is considered to be a fair equivalent for something else.

Characternoun

(countable) A unique or extraordinary individual; a person characterized by peculiar or notable traits, especially charisma.

‘Julius Caesar is a great historical character.’; ‘That bloke is such a character.’;

Valuenoun

(music) The relative duration of a musical note.

‘The value of a crotchet is twice that of a quaver.’;

Characternoun

(countable) A written or printed symbol, or letter.

Valuenoun

(arts) The relative darkness or lightness of a color in (a specific area of) a painting etc.

Characternoun

Style of writing or printing; handwriting; the particular form of letters used by a person or people.

‘an inscription in the Runic character’;

Valuenoun

Any definite numerical quantity or other mathematical object, determined by being measured, computed, or otherwise defined.

‘The exact value of pi cannot be represented in decimal notation.’;

Characternoun

A secret cipher; a way of writing in code.

Valuenoun

Precise meaning; import.

‘the value of a word; the value of a legal instrument’;

Characternoun

One of the basic elements making up a text file or string: a code representing a printing character or a control character.

Valuenoun

(in the plural) The valuable ingredients to be obtained by treating a mass or compound; specifically, the precious metals contained in rock, gravel, etc.

‘The vein carries good values.’; ‘the values on the hanging walls’;

Characternoun

A person or individual, especially one who is unknown or raises suspicions.

‘We saw a shady character slinking out of the office with some papers.’; ‘That old guy is a real character.’;

Valuenoun

(obsolete) Esteem; regard.

Characternoun

A complex number representing an element of a finite Abelian group.

Valuenoun

(obsolete) Valour; also spelled valew.

Characternoun

(countable) Quality, position, rank, or capacity; quality or conduct with respect to a certain office or duty.

‘in the miserable character of a slave’; ‘in his character as a magistrate’;

Valueverb

To estimate the value of; judge the worth of something.

‘I will have the family jewels valued by a professional.’;

Characternoun

The estimate, individual or general, put upon a person or thing; reputation.

‘a man's character for truth and veracity’; ‘Her actions give her a bad character.’;

Valueverb

To fix or determine the value of; assign a value to, as of jewelry or art work.

Characternoun

A reference given to a servant, attesting to his/her behaviour, competence, etc.

Valueverb

To regard highly; think much of; place importance upon.

‘Gold was valued highly among the Romans.’;

Characternoun

Personal appearance.

Valueverb

To hold dear.

‘I value these old photographs.’;

Characterverb

(obsolete) To write (using characters); to describe.

Valuenoun

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.’; ‘Ye are of more value than many sparrows.’; ‘Cæsar is well acquainted with your virtue,And therefore sets this value on your life.’; ‘Before events shall have decided on the value of the measures.’;

Characternoun

A distinctive mark; a letter, figure, or symbol.

‘It were much to be wished that there were throughout the world but one sort of character for each letter to express it to the eye.’;

Valuenoun

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.

‘An article may be possessed of the highest degree of utility, or power to minister to our wants and enjoyments, and may be universally made use of, without possessing exchangeable value.’; ‘Value is the power to command commodities generally.’; ‘Value is the generic term which expresses power in exchange.’; ‘His design was not to pay him the value of his pictures, because they were above any price.’;

Characternoun

Style of writing or printing; handwriting; the peculiar form of letters used by a particular person or people; as, an inscription in the Runic character.

‘You know the character to be your brother's?’;

Valuenoun

Precise signification; import; as, the value of a word; the value of a legal instrument

Characternoun

The peculiar quality, or the sum of qualities, by which a person or a thing is distinguished from others; the stamp impressed by nature, education, or habit; that which a person or thing really is; nature; disposition.

‘The character or that dominion.’; ‘Know well each Ancient's proper character;His fable, subject, scope in every page;Religion, Country, genius of his Age.’; ‘A man of . . . thoroughly subservient character.’;

Valuenoun

Esteem; regard.

‘My relation to the person was so near, and my value for him so great’;

Characternoun

Strength of mind; resolution; independence; individuality; as, he has a great deal of character.

Valuenoun

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 [ ].

Characternoun

Moral quality; the principles and motives that control the life; as, a man of character; his character saves him from suspicion.

Valuenoun

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.

Characternoun

Quality, position, rank, or capacity; quality or conduct with respect to a certain office or duty; as, in the miserable character of a slave; in his character as a magistrate; her character as a daughter.

Valuenoun

Valor.

Characternoun

The estimate, individual or general, put upon a person or thing; reputation; as, a man's character for truth and veracity; to give one a bad character.

‘This subterraneous passage is much mended since Seneca gave so bad a character of it.’;

Valuenoun

That property of a color by which it is distinguished as bright or dark; luminosity.

Characternoun

A written statement as to behavior, competency, etc., given to a servant.

Valuenoun

Any particular quantitative determination; as, a function's value for some special value of its argument.

Characternoun

A unique or extraordinary individuality; a person characterized by peculiar or notable traits; a person who illustrates certain phases of character; as, Randolph was a character; Cæsar is a great historical character.

Valuenoun

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.

Characternoun

One of the persons of a drama or novel.

Valueverb

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.’; ‘The queen is valued thirty thousand strong.’; ‘The king must take it ill,That he's so slightly valued in his messenger.’; ‘Neither of them valued their promises according to rules of honor or integrity.’;

Characterverb

To engrave; to inscribe.

‘These trees shall be my books.And in their barks my thoughts I 'll character.’;

Valueverb

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.

‘Which of the dukes he values most.’;

Characterverb

To distinguish by particular marks or traits; to describe; to characterize.

Valueverb

To raise to estimation; to cause to have value, either real or apparent; to enhance in value.

‘Some value themselves to their country by jealousies of the crown.’;

Characternoun

an imaginary person represented in a work of fiction (play or film or story);

‘she is the main character in the novel’;

Valueverb

To be worth; to be equal to in value.

‘The peace between the French and us not valuesThe cost that did conclude it.’;

Characternoun

a characteristic property that defines the apparent individual nature of something;

‘each town has a quality all its own’; ‘the radical character of our demands’;

Valuenoun

a numerical quantity measured or assigned or computed;

‘the value assigned was 16 milliseconds’;

Characternoun

the inherent complex of attributes that determine a persons moral and ethical actions and reactions;

‘education has for its object the formation of character’;

Valuenoun

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

‘the Shakespearean Shylock is of dubious value in the modern world’;

Characternoun

an actor's portrayal of someone in a play;

‘she played the part of Desdemona’;

Valuenoun

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’;

Characternoun

a person of a specified kind (usually with many eccentricities);

‘a real character’; ‘a strange character’; ‘a friendly eccentric’; ‘the capable type’; ‘a mental case’;

Valuenoun

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’;

Characternoun

good repute;

‘he is a man of character’;

Valuenoun

(music) the relative duration of a musical note

Characternoun

a formal recommendation by a former employer to a potential future employer describing the person's qualifications and dependability;

‘requests for character references are all to often answered evasively’;

Valuenoun

an ideal accepted by some individual or group;

‘he has old-fashioned values’;

Characternoun

a written symbol that is used to represent speech;

‘the Greek alphabet has 24 characters’;

Valueverb

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

‘value the jewelry and art work in the estate’;

Characterverb

engrave or inscribe characters on

Valueverb

hold dear;

‘I prize these old photographs’;

Valueverb

regard highly; think much of;

‘I respect his judgement’; ‘We prize his creativity’;

Valueverb

place a value on; judge the worth of something;

‘I will have the family jewels appraised by a professional’;

Valueverb

estimate the value of;

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

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