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English noun: value

1. value (cognition) a numerical quantity measured or assigned or computed


SamplesThe value assigned was 16 milliseconds.


Broader (hypernym)numerical quantity


Narrower (hyponym)argument, characteristic root of a square matrix, eigenvalue, eigenvalue of a matrix, eigenvalue of a square matrix, parameter, scale value

2. value (attribute) the quality (positive or negative) that renders something desirable or valuable


SamplesThe Shakespearean Shylock is of dubious value in the modern world.


Broader (hypernym)worth


Narrower (hyponym)book value, cost, cost, face value, GDP, GNP, gross domestic product, gross national product, importance, invaluableness, market price, market value, monetary standard, monetary value, national income, nominal value, par value, preciousness, price, price, pricelessness, richness, standard, toll, unimportance, valuableness

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


SamplesHe tried to estimate the value of the produce at normal prices.


Synonymseconomic value


Broader (hypernym)amount, measure, quantity


Narrower (hyponym)mess of pottage, premium

4. value (attribute) relative darkness or lightness of a color


SamplesI establish the colors and principal values by organizing the painting into three values--dark, medium...and light.


Broader (hypernym)color property


Narrower (hyponym)darkness, lightness


Attributeblack, dark, light, light-colored, white

5. value (time) (music) the relative duration of a musical note


Synonymsnote value, time value


Broader (hypernym)continuance, duration


Domain categorymusic

6. value (cognition) an ideal accepted by some individual or group


SamplesHe has old-fashioned values.


Broader (hypernym)ideal


Narrower (hyponym)introject, principle


English verb: value

1. value (cognition) fix or determine the value of; assign a value to


SamplesValue the jewelry and art work in the estate.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something PP


Broader (hypernym)determine, set


Narrower (hyponym)float, overestimate, overvalue, underestimate, undervalue

2. value (possession) hold dear


SamplesI prize these old photographs.


Synonymsappreciate, prize, treasure


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)consider, reckon, regard, see, view


Narrower (hyponym)do justice, recognise, recognize

3. value (cognition) regard highly; think much of


SamplesI respect his judgement.
We prize his creativity.


ExamplesSam cannot value Sue


Synonymsesteem, prise, prize, respect


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)consider, reckon, regard, see, view


Narrower (hyponym)admire, fear, look up to, revere, reverence, think the world of, venerate


Antonymsdisesteem, disrespect

4. value (cognition) evaluate or estimate the nature, quality, ability, extent, or significance of


SamplesI will have the family jewels appraised by a professional.
Access all the factors when taking a risk.


Synonymsappraise, assess, evaluate, measure, valuate


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)evaluate, judge, pass judgment


Narrower (hyponym)censor, grade, mark, praise, rate, reassess, reevaluate, score, standardise, standardize, value


Verb groupassess

5. value (cognition) estimate the value of


SamplesHow would you rate his chances to become President?.
Gold was rated highly among the Romans.


Synonymsrate


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)appraise, assess, evaluate, measure, valuate, value


Narrower (hyponym)revalue









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