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  1. [noun] a numerical quantity measured or assigned or computed; "the value assigned was 16 milliseconds"

  2. [noun] the quality (positive or negative) that renders something desirable or valuable; "the Shakespearean Shylock is of dubious value in the modern world"

  3. [noun] 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"
    Synonyms: economic

  4. [noun] relative darkness or lightness of a color; "I establish the colors and principal values by organizing the painting into three values

  5. [noun] (music) the relative duration of a musical note
    Synonyms: time note

  6. [noun] an ideal accepted by some individual or group; "he has old-fashioned values"

  7. [verb] fix or determine the value of; assign a value to; "value the jewelry and art work in the estate"

  8. [verb] hold dear; "I prize these old photographs"
    Synonyms: prize, treasure, appreciate

  9. [verb] regard highly; think much of; "I respect his judgement"; "We prize his creativity"
    Synonyms: respect, esteem, prize, prise

  10. [verb] place a value on; judge the worth of something; "I will have the family jewels appraised by a professional"
    Synonyms: measure, evaluate, valuate, assess, appraise

  11. [verb] estimate the value of; "How would you rate his chances to become President?"; "Gold was rated highly among the Romans"
    Synonyms: rate


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