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value


  5  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Value  \Val"ue\,  n. 
  1. 
  a  That  property  of  a  color  by  which  it  is  distinguished 
  as  bright  or  dark;  luminosity. 
  b  Degree  of  lightness  as  conditioned  by  the  presence  of 
  white  or  pale  color,  or  their  opposites. 
 
  2.  (Math.)  Any  particular  quantitative  determination;  as  a 
  function's  value  for  some  special  value  of  its  argument. 
 
  3.  [pl.]  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. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Value  \Val"ue\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Valued};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Valuing}.] 
  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 
 
  The  mind  doth  value  every  moment.  --Bacon. 
 
  The  queen  is  valued  thirty  thousand  strong.  --Shak. 
 
  The  king  must  take  it  ill,  That  he's  so  slightly 
  valued  in  his  messenger.  --Shak. 
 
  Neither  of  them  valued  their  promises  according  to 
  rules  of  honor  or  integrity.  --Clarendon. 
 
  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. 
 
  Which  of  the  dukes  he  values  most  --Shak. 
 
  3.  To  raise  to  estimation;  to  cause  to  have  value,  either 
  real  or  apparent;  to  enhance  in  value.  [Obs.] 
 
  Some  value  themselves  to  their  country  by  jealousies 
  of  the  crown.  --Sir  W. 
  Temple. 
 
  4.  To  be  worth;  to  be  equal  to  in  value.  [Obs.] 
 
  The  peace  between  the  French  and  us  not  values  The 
  cost  that  did  conclude  it  --Shak. 
 
  Syn:  To  compute;  rate;  appraise;  esteem;  respect;  regard; 
  estimate;  prize;  appreciate. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Value  \Val"ue\,  n.  [OF.  value,  fr  valoir,  p.  p.  valu,  to  be 
  worth,  fr  L.  valere  to  be  strong,  to  be  worth.  See 
  {Valiant}.] 
  1.  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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  value 
  n  1:  a  numerical  quantity  measured  or  assigned  or  computed;  "the 
  value  assigned  was  16  milliseconds" 
  2:  the  quality  (positive  or  negative)  that  renders  something 
  desirable  or  valuable;  "the  Shakespearean  Shylock  is  of 
  dubious  value  in  the  modern  world" 
  3:  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"  [syn:  {economic  value}] 
  4:  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"-Joe  Hing  Lowe 
  5:  (music)  the  relative  duration  of  a  musical  note  [syn:  {time 
  value},  {note  value}] 
  6:  an  ideal  accepted  by  some  individual  or  group  "he  has 
  old-fashioned  values" 
  v  1:  fix  or  determine  the  value  of  assign  a  value  to  as  of 
  jewelry  or  art  work 
  2:  hold  dear;  "I  prize  these  old  phtographs"  [syn:  {prize},  {treasure}, 
  {appreciate}] 
  3:  regard  highly;  think  much  of  [syn:  {respect},  {esteem},  {prize}, 
  {prise}]  [ant:  {disrespect},  {disrespect}] 
  4:  place  a  value  on  judge  the  worth  of  something  [syn:  {measure}, 
  {evaluate},  {assess},  {appraise}] 
  5:  estimate  the  value  of  something  [syn:  {rate}] 
 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
 
  value 
 
  {brightness} 
 
 




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