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value

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1 the amount of money for which something will find a buyer

  • the real value of that house is close to a million dollars
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2 a quality that gives something special worth

  • defending the democratic system's intrinsic values
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3 the relative usefulness or importance of something as judged by specific qualities

  • the value of a good education cannot be overstated
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value

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1 to hold dear

  • a nation that values individualism and self-reliance
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set store by (or set store on)

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2 to make an approximate or tentative judgment regarding

  • values his stocks at $150,000 or thereabouts
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estimate, appraise, evaluate, value, rate, assess mean to judge something with respect to its worth or significance. estimate implies a judgment, considered or casual, that precedes or takes the place of actual measuring or counting or testing out.
    • estimated the crowd at two hundred
appraise commonly implies the fixing by an expert of the monetary worth of a thing, but it may be used of any critical judgment.
    • having their house appraised
evaluate suggests an attempt to determine relative or intrinsic worth in terms other than monetary.
    • evaluate a student's work
value equals appraise but without implying expertness of judgment.
    • a watercolor valued by the donor at $500
rate adds to estimate the notion of placing a thing according to a scale of values.
    • a highly rated restaurant
assess implies a critical appraisal for the purpose of understanding or interpreting, or as a guide in taking action.
    • officials are trying to assess the damage

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