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Quality vs. Value

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Qualitynoun

(uncountable) Level of excellence.

‘This school is well-known for having teachers of high quality.’; ‘Quality of life is usually determined by health, education, and income.’;

Valuenoun

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

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

Qualitynoun

(countable) A property or an attribute that differentiates a thing or person.

‘One of the qualities of pure iron is that it does not rust easily.’; ‘While being impulsive can be great for artists, it is not a desirable quality for engineers.’; ‘Security, stability, and efficiency are good qualities of an operating system.’;

Valuenoun

(uncountable) The degree of importance given to something.

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

Qualitynoun

(archaic) High social position. (See also the quality.)

‘A peasant is not allowed to fall in love with a lady of quality.’; ‘Membership of this golf club is limited to those of quality and wealth.’;

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’;

Qualitynoun

(uncountable) The degree to which a man-made object or system is free from bugs and flaws, as opposed to scope of functions or quantity of items.

Valuenoun

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

Qualitynoun

(thermodynamics) In a two-phase liquid–vapor mixture, the ratio of the mass of vapor present to the total mass of the mixture.

Valuenoun

(music) The relative duration of a musical note.

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

Qualitynoun

The third step in OPQRST where the responder investigates what the NOI/MOI feels like.

‘To identify quality try asking, "what does it feel like?".’;

Valuenoun

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

Qualityadjective

Being of good worth, well made, fit for purpose.

‘We only sell quality products.’; ‘That was a quality game by Jim Smith.’; ‘A quality system ensures products meet customer requirements.’;

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.’;

Qualitynoun

The condition of being of such and such a sort as distinguished from others; nature or character relatively considered, as of goods; character; sort; rank.

‘We lived most joyful, obtaining acquaintance with many of the city not of the meanest quality.’;

Valuenoun

Precise meaning; import.

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

Qualitynoun

Special or temporary character; profession; occupation; assumed or asserted rank, part, or position.

‘I made that inquiry in quality of an antiquary.’;

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’;

Qualitynoun

That which makes, or helps to make, anything such as it is; anything belonging to a subject, or predicable of it; distinguishing property, characteristic, or attribute; peculiar power, capacity, or virtue; distinctive trait; as, the tones of a flute differ from those of a violin in quality; the great quality of a statesman.

Valuenoun

(obsolete) Esteem; regard.

Qualitynoun

An acquired trait; accomplishment; acquisition.

‘He had those qualities of horsemanship, dancing, and fencing which accompany a good breeding.’;

Valuenoun

(obsolete) Valour; also spelled valew.

Qualitynoun

Superior birth or station; high rank; elevated character.

‘I shall appear at the masquerade dressed up in my feathers, that the quality may see how pretty they will look in their traveling habits.’;

Valueverb

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

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

Qualitynoun

an essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone;

‘the quality of mercy is not strained’;

Valueverb

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

Qualitynoun

a degree or grade of excellence or worth;

‘the quality of students has risen’; ‘an executive of low caliber’;

Valueverb

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

‘Gold was valued highly among the Romans.’;

Qualitynoun

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’;

Valueverb

To hold dear.

‘I value these old photographs.’;

Qualitynoun

(music) the distinctive property of a complex sound (a voice or noise or musical sound);

‘the timbre of her soprano was rich and lovely’; ‘the muffled tones of the broken bell summoned them to meet’;

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.’;

Qualitynoun

high social status;

‘a man of quality’;

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.’;

Qualityadjective

of superior grade;

‘choice wines’; ‘prime beef’; ‘prize carnations’; ‘quality paper’; ‘select peaches’;

Valuenoun

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

Qualityadjective

of high social status;

‘people of quality’; ‘a quality family’;

Valuenoun

Esteem; regard.

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

Qualitynoun

the standard of something as measured against other things of a similar kind; the degree of excellence of something

‘an improvement in product quality’; ‘these colleges provide a better quality of education’;

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 [ ].

Qualitynoun

general excellence of standard or level

‘a masterpiece for connoisseurs of quality’;

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.

Qualitynoun

short for quality paper

Valuenoun

Valor.

Qualitynoun

high social standing

‘commanding the admiration of people of quality’;

Valuenoun

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

Qualitynoun

people of high social standing

‘he's dazed at being called on to speak before quality’;

Valuenoun

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

Qualitynoun

a distinctive attribute or characteristic possessed by someone or something

‘he shows strong leadership qualities’; ‘the plant's aphrodisiac qualities’;

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.

Qualitynoun

the distinguishing characteristic or characteristics of a speech sound.

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.’;

Qualitynoun

any of three properties (cardinal, fixed, or mutable), representing types of movement, that a zodiacal sign can possess.

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.’;

Qualityadjective

of good quality; excellent

‘he's a quality player’;

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.’;

Valueverb

To be worth; to be equal to in value.

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

Valuenoun

a numerical quantity measured or assigned or computed;

‘the value assigned was 16 milliseconds’;

Valuenoun

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

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

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’;

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’;

Valuenoun

(music) the relative duration of a musical note

Valuenoun

an ideal accepted by some individual or group;

‘he has old-fashioned values’;

Valueverb

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

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

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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