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. Something's value is how good or important it 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) Your values are your ideas about which things are good.
    He has strong values.

Derived words[change]

Verb[change]

Plain form
value

Third-person singular
values

Past tense
valued

Past participle
valued

Present participle
valuing

  1. If you value someone or something, you think that they are good and you don't want to lose them.
    I value your help.
  2. If you value something judge how good or important it is.
    They valued it at $600.

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