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value

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of value

  1. 1 the amount of money for which something will find a buyer the real value of that house is close to a million dollars Synonyms of value valuation, worth Words Related to value charge, cost, fee, figure, price, rate; appraisal, assessment, estimate, estimation, evaluation; face value, list price, unit price

  2. 2 a quality that gives something special worth defending the democratic system's intrinsic values Synonyms of value cardinal virtue, distinction, excellency, grace, merit, excellence, virtueWords Related to value advantage, edge, plus, superiorityNear Antonyms of value blemish, defect, failing, fault, flaw; drawback, minus, negativeAntonyms of value deficiency, demerit, disvalue

  3. 3 the relative usefulness or importance of something as judged by specific qualities the value of a good education cannot be overstated Synonyms of value account, merit, valuation, worthWords Related to value assessment, estimation, evaluation; excellence, greatness, perfection; consequence, importance, significance, weight; desirabilityNear Antonyms of value emptiness, valuelessness, worthlessness; baseness, cheapness, crumminess, inferiority, lousiness, meanness, paltriness, pettiness, poorness; deficiency, inadequacy, inadequateness, insufficiency, unacceptability


value

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of value

  1. 1 to hold dear a nation that values individualism and self-reliance Synonyms of value appreciate, cherish, prize, treasure, loveWords Related to value delight (in), dig, enjoy, fancy, groove (on), like, relish, revel (in); admire, apprize, esteem, regard, respect, revere, reverence, venerate; enshrine, memorialize; adore, caress, dote (on), idolize, worshipNear Antonyms of value undervalue; abhor, abominate, despise, detest, execrate, hate, loathe; disdain, high-hat, scorn, scout, slight, sniff (at), snub; bad-mouth, belittle, cry down, decry, deprecate, depreciate, disparage, kiss off, minimize, put down, write off; abandon, forget, neglectAntonyms of value disvalue

  2. 2 to make an approximate or tentative judgment regarding values his stocks at $150,000 or thereabouts Synonyms of value appraise, assess, evaluate, guesstimate, rate, set, valuate, estimateWords Related to value adjudge, deem, judge; ascertain, determine, discover, learn; price, prize; decide, settle; analyze, assay, survey, test; reappraise, reassess, reevaluate, rejudge, revalue; transvaluate, transvalue; misesteem, misjudge, misprize, underestimate, undervalue

Synonym Discussion of value

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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