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Value vs. Worthy

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  • Value (noun)

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

    "The Shakespearean Shylock is of dubious value in the modern world."

    "worth"

  • Value (noun)

    The degree of importance given to something.

    "The value of my children's happiness is second only to that of my wife."

  • Value (noun)

    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"

  • Value (noun)

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

  • Value (noun)

    The relative duration of a musical note.

    "The value of a crotchet is twice that of a quaver."

  • Value (noun)

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

  • Value (noun)

    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."

  • Value (noun)

    Precise meaning; import.

    "the value of a word; the value of a legal instrument"

  • Value (noun)

    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"

  • Value (noun)

    Esteem; regard.

  • Value (noun)

    Valour; also spelled valew.

  • Value (verb)

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

    "I will have the family jewels valued by a professional."

  • Value (verb)

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

  • Value (verb)

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

    "Gold was valued highly among the Romans."

  • Value (verb)

    To hold dear.

    "I value these old photographs."

  • Worthy (adjective)

    having worth, merit{{,}} or value

  • Worthy (adjective)

    honourable or admirable

  • Worthy (adjective)

    deserving, or having sufficient worth

  • Worthy (adjective)

    Suited; befitting.

  • Worthy (noun)

    a distinguished or eminent person

  • Worthy (verb)

    To render or treat as worthy; exalt; revere; honour; esteem; respect; value; reward; adore.

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Oxford Dictionary
  • Value (noun)

    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.

  • Value (noun)

    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.

  • Value (noun)

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

  • Value (noun)

    Esteem; regard.

  • Value (noun)

    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 [ ].

  • Value (noun)

    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.

  • Value (noun)

    Valor.

  • Value (noun)

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

  • Value (noun)

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

  • Value (noun)

    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.

  • Value

    To estimate the value, or worth, of; to rate at a certain price; to appraise; to reckon with respect to number, power, importance, etc.

  • Value

    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.

  • Value

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

  • Value

    To be worth; to be equal to in value.

  • Worthy (adjective)

    Having worth or excellence; possessing merit; valuable; deserving; estimable; excellent; virtuous.

  • Worthy (adjective)

    Having suitable, adapted, or equivalent qualities or value; - usually with of before the thing compared or the object; more rarely, with a following infinitive instead of of, or with that; as, worthy of, equal in excellence, value, or dignity to; entitled to; meriting; - usually in a good sense, but sometimes in a bad one.

  • Worthy (adjective)

    Of high station; of high social position.

  • Worthy (noun)

    A man of eminent worth or value; one distinguished for useful and estimable qualities; a person of conspicuous desert; - much used in the plural; as, the worthies of the church; political worthies; military worthies.

  • Worthy

    To render worthy; to exalt into a hero.

Webster Dictionary
  • Value (noun)

    a numerical quantity measured or assigned or computed;

    "the value assigned was 16 milliseconds"

  • Value (noun)

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

    "the Shakespearean Shylock is of dubious value in the modern world"

  • Value (noun)

    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"

  • Value (noun)

    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"

  • Value (noun)

    (music) the relative duration of a musical note

  • Value (noun)

    an ideal accepted by some individual or group;

    "he has old-fashioned values"

  • Value (verb)

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

    "value the jewelry and art work in the estate"

  • Value (verb)

    hold dear;

    "I prize these old photographs"

  • Value (verb)

    regard highly; think much of;

    "I respect his judgement"

    "We prize his creativity"

  • Value (verb)

    place a value on; judge the worth of something;

    "I will have the family jewels appraised by a professional"

  • Value (verb)

    estimate the value of;

    "How would you rate his chances to become President?"

    "Gold was rated highly among the Romans"

  • Worthy (noun)

    word is often used humorously

  • Worthy (adjective)

    having worth or merit or value; being honorable or admirable;

    "a worthy fellow"

    "no student deemed worthy, and chosen for admission, would be kept out for lack of funds"

    "worthy of acclaim"

    "orthy of consideration"

    "a worthy cause"

  • Worthy (adjective)

    worthy of being chosen especially as a spouse;

    "the parents found the girl suitable for their son"

  • Worthy (adjective)

    meriting respect or esteem;

    "the worthy gentleman"

  • Worthy (adjective)

    having high moral qualities;

    "a noble spirit"

    "a solid citizen"

    "an upstanding man"

    "a worthy successor"

  • Worthy (adjective)

    morally admirable;

    "a worthy citizen"

Princeton's WordNet

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