value

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value is part of the Basic English 850.
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value is one of the 1000 most common headwords.
usual - value - various

Pronunciation[change]

  • IPA: /ˈvæl.juː/
  • (file)

Noun[change]

Singular
value

Plural
values

  1. How good a thing is; how much money someone will exchange a thing for; an amount of money.
    The value for me of this food is $100.
    Human life has very much value.
  2. (usually plural) A person's ideas about which things are good.
    He has strong values.

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Verb[change]

Plain form
value

Third-person singular
values

Past tense
valued

Past participle
valued

Present participle
valuing

  1. To have a good feeling about a thing or person.
    I value your help.
  2. To make a decision about how much is the value of a thing or of a person's work.
    They valued it at $600.

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