Value Val"ue, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Valued}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Valuing}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To estimate the value, or worth, of; to rate at a certain price; to appraise; to reckon with respect to number, power, importance, etc. [1913 Webster]

The mind doth value every moment. --Bacon. [1913 Webster]

The queen is valued thirty thousand strong. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

The king must take it ill, That he's so slightly valued in his messenger. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

Neither of them valued their promises according to rules of honor or integrity. --Clarendon. [1913 Webster]

2. 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. [1913 Webster]

Which of the dukes he values most. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

3. To raise to estimation; to cause to have value, either real or apparent; to enhance in value. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

Some value themselves to their country by jealousies of the crown. --Sir W. Temple. [1913 Webster]

4. To be worth; to be equal to in value. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

The peace between the French and us not values The cost that did conclude it. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

Syn: To compute; rate; appraise; esteem; respect; regard; estimate; prize; appreciate. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • valued — val‧ued [ˈvæljuːd] adjective [only before a noun] a valued customer, worker etc is important and useful to you: • As one of our valued clients, I am delighted to be able to make you this exceptional offer. * * * valued UK US /ˈvæljuːd/ adjective… …   Financial and business terms

  • Valued — Val ued, a. Highly regarded; esteemed; prized; as, a valued contributor; a valued friend. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • valued — [val′yo͞od] adj. highly thought of; esteemed [a valued friend] …   English World dictionary

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  • valued — /val yoohd/, adj. 1. highly regarded or esteemed: a valued friend. 2. estimated; appraised: jewels valued at $100,000. 3. having value of a specified kind: a triple valued offer. [1595 1605; VALUE + ED2] * * * …   Universalium

  • valued — adjective 1. (usually used in combination) having value of a specified kind (Freq. 13) triple valued • Similar to: ↑quantitative • Usage Domain: ↑combining form 2. held in great esteem for admirable qualities especially of an intrinsic nature …   Useful english dictionary

  • valued — adjective Date: 1595 having a value or values especially of a specified kind or number often used in combination < real valued > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • valued — adj. Valued is used with these nouns: ↑attribute, ↑customer, ↑member, ↑possession …   Collocations dictionary

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