val·​ued | \ ˈval-(ˌ)yüd How to pronounce valued (audio) , -yəd\

Definition of valued

: having a value or values especially of a specified kind or number often used in combination real-valued

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If markets were efficient, these highly valued stocks would have been falling for months as yields rose. James Mackintosh, WSJ, "Is It Time to Buy the Dip?," 11 Oct. 2018 The family would like to thank Peg Murphy and her husband, Bob, for their unending friendship, love and support, and all of Bill's close friends whose friendships were so valued and treasured., "William Ferdinand Grunewald," 9 June 2018 Major exchanges around the world are vying to win IPOs—like the potential Aramco deal—at a time when many highly valued companies are choosing to stay private for longer periods of time. Saumya Vaishampayan, WSJ, "Hong Kong Stock Market Holds Out Hope for Aramco Listing," 20 Mar. 2018 At a moment when money was being poured into the Pentagon and intelligence agencies, diplomacy seemed less valued than at any time in recent US history. Peter Baker,, "Rex Tillerson out as Trump’s secretary of state, replaced by Mike Pompeo," 13 Mar. 2018 The author of Design for Good, Cary argues that incorporating diverse viewpoints is key to designing spaces or products that make people feel valued and respected, rather than the opposite. Eli Meixler, Fortune, "'Giving People Permission to Be Heard.' The Life-Changing Power of Social Design," 7 Mar. 2018 She deeply valued nature, and loved birdwatching, and enjoyed the constant companionship of her Siamese cat, Baby Girl. Hartford Courant,, "Corinne T. Murray," 21 Jan. 2018 There are uncertainties present in global markets, and investors are also ignoring how highly valued equities are. Conrad De Aenlle, New York Times, "Is the Stock Market Too Quiet for Its Own Good?," 13 Jan. 2018 Points have become a valued currency for many consumers, especially in the travel sector where they can be redeemed for airfare and hotel stays. Annamaria Andriotis, WSJ, "Citigroup to Overhaul Prestige Rewards as Competition Heats Up for the Affluent," 16 July 2017

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1595, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of valued was in 1595

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having a desire to acquire more things

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