val·​ued ˈval-(ˌ)yüd How to pronounce valued (audio)
: having a value or values especially of a specified kind or number
often used in combination

Examples of valued in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Providing a customer signature experience means a valued and distinctive experience for your customers based on the foundational elements of expert guidance, confidence in the project schedule and appreciation of their business. Pamela Kan, Forbes, 1 Aug. 2022 And of course, the most valued and highly viewed sports programming, the playoffs, rarely shows up on RSNs but is usually broadcast exclusively on national cable networks. Howard Homonoff, Forbes, 8 June 2022 By asking, rather than directing, employees can experience a sense of control and agency at work, which can help them to feel safer and more valued, and therefore, to be more engaged. Expert Panel®, Forbes, 25 Apr. 2022 To build a culture of empathy where team members feel valued and purposeful, leaders must: 1. Michael Kurland, Forbes, 21 Dec. 2021 This especially applies to their most valued and essential employees. Phil Blair, San Diego Union-Tribune, 8 Dec. 2021 In the '20's, Spencer became one of Raytheon's most valued and well-known engineers. Matt Blitz, Popular Mechanics, 2 Sep. 2021 This approach can help you to build trust with your audience and become a valued influencer. Adam Viener, Forbes, 18 June 2021 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, 4 Mar. 2021 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1595, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of valued was in 1595

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“Valued.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Mar. 2024.

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