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

Examples of valued in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web As automation within organizations increases, human connection will become more valued and unique, enabling companies who use it wisely to gain a competitive advantage. Expert Panel®, Forbes, "How Automation Will Impact Future Job Markets: 10 Predictions," 4 Mar. 2021 At a time in the world when competence is a more valued asset than ever, Berry is the kind of boss who -- in the midst of uncertainty -- will do his job. Doug Lesmerises, cleveland, "Browns GM Andrew Berry is the decision maker you want in charge with the NFL Draft in flux," 14 Apr. 2020 The move not only boosted its team but took a valued consultant away from everyone else. WSJ, "Netflix Spends Big for Oscars—Will Hollywood Give In?," 4 Feb. 2020 In recent months, investors have grown wary of companies like Casper—highly valued startups that have yet to turn a profit—and its debut this past week didn’t put those fears to rest. Francesca Fontana, WSJ, "Tesla, Macy’s, eBay: Stocks That Defined the Week," 8 Feb. 2020 Over the years, the N.F.L. has kept the game in line with the sensibilities of the most valued American consumer (an ideal that has always favored straight white men), consciously emphasizing different aspects of the game in different periods. James Surowiecki, New York Times, "Beautiful. Violent. American. The N.F.L. at 100.," 19 Dec. 2019 People who arrive in Minnesota with refugee status own homes, start businesses, and become valued members of our St. Paul community. Frederick Melo, Twin Cities, "St. Paul City Council to Trump: Accept more refugees!," 9 Oct. 2019 The individuals thus honored by memorials situated around that small body of water made the final cut as the most valued leaders that our country has spawned. Steve West,, "The green lady weeps | Opinion," 12 Sep. 2019 The use of sensors in games has become a valued tool in the eyes of coaches and organizations, who are able to see how — or if — work in the batting cages is translating to games. Alex Speier,, "Baseball’s latest tech tool for hitters: Bat sensors," 9 Aug. 2019

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First Known Use of valued

1595, in the meaning defined above

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13 Mar 2021

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“Valued.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Apr. 2021.

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