February 15, 2017
Learner's Word of the Day
value /ˈvælju/ verb
value
/ˈvælju/
verb

values; valued; valuing

The woman values the time that she spends with her husband.
The woman values the time that she spends with her husband.
Learner's definition of VALUE

[+ object]

1 : to make a judgment about the amount of money that something is worth — usually + at

  • The agent/appraiser valued the estate at $3.4 million.

— usually used as (be) valued

  • The necklace was valued at $250.

2 : to think that (someone or something) is important or useful

  • She values the time she spends with her family.

  • He values her advice/opinions.

  • The items/objects are highly valued by collectors.

  • The herbs are valued for their medicinal properties.

synonyms see APPRECIATE

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