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Value vs. Virtue

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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.’;

Virtuenoun

(uncountable) Accordance with moral principles; conformity of behaviour or thought with the strictures of morality; good moral conduct.

Valuenoun

(uncountable) The degree of importance given to something.

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

Virtuenoun

A particular manifestation of moral excellence in a person; an admirable quality.

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’;

Virtuenoun

Specifically, each of several qualities held to be particularly important, including the four cardinal virtues, the three theological virtues, or the seven virtues opposed to the seven deadly sins.

Valuenoun

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

Virtuenoun

An inherently advantageous or excellent quality of something or someone; a favourable point, an advantage.

Valuenoun

(music) The relative duration of a musical note.

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

Virtuenoun

A creature embodying divine power, specifically one of the orders of heavenly beings, traditionally ranked above angels and below archangels.

Valuenoun

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

Virtuenoun

(uncountable) Specifically, moral conduct in sexual behaviour, especially of women; chastity.

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.’;

Virtuenoun

(obsolete) The inherent power of a god, or other supernatural being.

Valuenoun

Precise meaning; import.

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

Virtuenoun

The inherent power or efficacy of something now only in phrases.

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’;

Virtuenoun

Manly strength or courage; bravery; daring; spirit; valor.

‘Built too strongFor force or virtue ever to expugn.’;

Valuenoun

(obsolete) Esteem; regard.

Virtuenoun

Active quality or power; capacity or power adequate to the production of a given effect; energy; strength; potency; efficacy; as, the virtue of a medicine.

‘Jesus, immediately knowing in himself that virtue had gone out of him, turned him about.’; ‘A man was driven to depend for his security against misunderstanding, upon the pure virtue of his syntax.’; ‘The virtue of his midnight agony.’;

Valuenoun

(obsolete) Valour; also spelled valew.

Virtuenoun

Energy or influence operating without contact of the material or sensible substance.

‘She moves the body which she doth possess,Yet no part toucheth, but by virtue's touch.’;

Valueverb

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

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

Virtuenoun

Excellence; value; merit; meritoriousness; worth.

‘I made virtue of necessity.’; ‘In the Greek poets, . . . the economy of poems is better observed than in Terence, who thought the sole grace and virtue of their fable the sticking in of sentences.’;

Valueverb

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

Virtuenoun

Specifically, moral excellence; integrity of character; purity of soul; performance of duty.

‘Virtue only makes our bliss below.’; ‘If there's Power above us,And that there is all nature cries aloudThrough all her works, he must delight in virtue.’;

Valueverb

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

‘Gold was valued highly among the Romans.’;

Virtuenoun

A particular moral excellence; as, the virtue of temperance, of charity, etc.

Valueverb

To hold dear.

‘I value these old photographs.’;

Virtuenoun

Specifically: Chastity; purity; especially, the chastity of women; virginity.

‘H. I believe the girl has virtue.M. And if she has, I should be the last man in the world to attempt to corrupt it.’;

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.’;

Virtuenoun

One of the orders of the celestial hierarchy.

‘Thrones, dominations, princedoms, virtues, powers.’;

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.’;

Virtuenoun

the quality of doing what is right and avoiding what is wrong

Valuenoun

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

Virtuenoun

any admirable quality or attribute;

‘work of great merit’;

Valuenoun

Esteem; regard.

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

Virtuenoun

morality with respect to sexual relations

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 [ ].

Virtuenoun

a particular moral excellence

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.

Virtue

Virtue (Latin: virtus) is a moral excellence. A virtue is a trait or quality that is deemed to be morally good and thus is valued as a foundation of principle and good moral being.

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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