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  3  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Value  \Val"ue\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Valued};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  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. 
  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]: 
  Valued  \Val"ued\,  a. 
  Highly  regarded;  esteemed;  prized;  as  a  valued  contributor; 
  a  valued  friend. 
  {Valued  policy}.  See  under  {Policy}. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  adj  1:  (usu.  used  in  combination)  having  value  of  a  specified  kind 
  2:  held  in  great  esteem  for  admirable  qualities  especially  of 
  an  intrinsic  nature;  "a  valued  friend" 

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