Definition for value

noun as in financial worth

verb as in to regard highly

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Example Sentences

The idea was to give families a bit of extra money as well as hire navigators who would help families understand the value of relocating to “high opportunity” neighborhoods, away from concentrated poverty and blight.

From Vox

If the algorithm chose one of the original faces, the value was recorded.

Rather than mission statements, management directives, or corporate values printed on placards, organizational behavior is driven by peer pressure and behavioral norms that spread, like pathogens, through organizations.

From Fortune

The most reliable way to stop baselines from shifting is to encode the public’s values and aspirations into law and practice, through politics.

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This powerful imagery surely ignites an emotional response in anyone who values life and is capable of empathy.

From Ozy

But there's a ton of value for me in my background and my history, and losing it would be a shame.

There is reference after reference to the “black community,” “black worth ethic,” and adherence to the “black value system.”

As Randy notes, “Maybe there is a value in shining a light on this and asking the questions.”

Canned drinks like Mercy contain up 5,000 percent of the daily value of certain vitamins.

For me and some of my students, 2014 was the year of rediscovering old resources whose value is not exhausted yet.

Other things being equal, the volume of voice used measures the value that the mind puts upon the thought.

Of course the expression of this value is modified and characterized by the nature of the thing spoken of.

Was a pupil of Caspar Netscher of Heidelberg, whose little pictures are of fabulous value.

He must trust to his human merits, and not miracles, for his Sonship is of no value in this conflict.

The living (value £250) is in the gift of trustees, and is now held by the Rev. M. Parker, Vicar.


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What are other ways to say value?

To value is to attach importance to a thing because of its worth (material or otherwise). To appreciate is to exercise wise judgment, delicate perception, and keen insight in realizing the worth of something. To esteem is to feel respect combined with a warm, kindly feeling. To prize is to value highly and cherish.

On this page you'll find 196 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to value, such as: amount, cost, expense, price, profit, and rate.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.