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Value vs. Valuable

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Valuenoun

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

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

Valuableadjective

Having a great value.

‘valuable gemstones’;

Valuenoun

(uncountable) The degree of importance given to something.

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

Valuableadjective

Estimable; deserving esteem.

‘a valuable friend; a valuable companion’;

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’;

Valuablenoun

a personal possession such as jewellery, of relatively great monetary value; — usually used in plural form.

Valuenoun

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

Valuableadjective

Having value or worth; possessing qualities which are useful and esteemed; precious; costly; as, a valuable horse; valuable land; a valuable cargo.

Valuenoun

(music) The relative duration of a musical note.

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

Valuableadjective

Worthy; estimable; deserving esteem; as, a valuable friend; a valuable companion.

Valuenoun

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

Valuablenoun

A precious possession; a thing of value, especially a small thing, as an article of jewelry; - used mostly in the plural.

‘The food and valuables they offer to the gods.’;

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.’;

Valuablenoun

something of value;

‘all our valuables were stolen’;

Valuenoun

Precise meaning; import.

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

Valuableadjective

having great material or monetary value especially for use or exchange;

‘another human being equally valuable in the sight of God’; ‘a valuable diamond’;

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’;

Valuableadjective

having worth or merit or value;

‘a valuable friend’; ‘a good and worthful man’;

Valuenoun

(obsolete) Esteem; regard.

Valuableadjective

of great importance or use or service;

‘useful information’; ‘valuable advice’;

Valuenoun

(obsolete) Valour; also spelled valew.

Valueverb

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

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

Valueverb

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

Valueverb

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

‘Gold was valued highly among the Romans.’;

Valueverb

To hold dear.

‘I value these old photographs.’;

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.’;

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.’;

Valuenoun

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

Valuenoun

Esteem; regard.

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

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 [ ].

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.

Valuenoun

Valor.

Valuenoun

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

Valuenoun

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

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.

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.’;

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.’;

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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