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IELTS BNC: 367 COCA: 499


1 value /ˈvælju/ noun
plural values
1 value
plural values
Learner's definition of VALUE
: the amount of money that something is worth : the price or cost of something价值;价格
see also book value, market value
: something that can be bought for a low or fair price划算;实惠
: usefulness or importance用处;重要性
[noncount] : importance or interest of a particular kind(特定的)重要性,益处
[count] : a strongly held belief about what is valuable, important, or acceptable价值观usually plural通常用复数
[count] mathematics : a mathematical quantity that is represented by a letter(数学中的)值

of value

: having value : worth a lot of money有价值的;值钱的
: useful or important有用的;重要的
see also face value
2 value /ˈvælju/ verb
values; valued; valuing
2 value
values; valued; valuing
Learner's definition of VALUE
[+ object]
: to make a judgment about the amount of money that something is worth估价usually + at
usually used as (be) valued通常用作(be) valued
: to think that (someone or something) is important or useful重视;珍视
Synonyms see: appreciate

— valued

adjective [more valued; most valued]
IELTS BNC: 367 COCA: 499


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val·​ue ˈval-(ˌ)yü How to pronounce value (audio)
: the monetary worth of something : market price
: a fair return or equivalent in goods, services, or money for something exchanged
: relative worth, utility, or importance
a good value at the price
the value of base stealing in baseball
had nothing of value to say
: something (such as a principle or quality) intrinsically valuable or desirable
sought material values instead of human values W. H. Jones
: a numerical quantity that is assigned or is determined by calculation or measurement
let x take on positive values
a value for the age of the earth
: the relative duration of a musical note
: relative lightness or darkness of a color : luminosity
: the relation of one part in a picture to another with respect to lightness and darkness
valueless adjective
valuelessness noun


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valued; valuing

transitive verb

: to consider or rate highly : prize, esteem
values your opinion
: to estimate or assign the monetary worth of : appraise
value a necklace
: to rate or scale in usefulness, importance, or general worth : evaluate
valuer noun


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: of, relating to, or being a brand of inexpensive products marketed as an alternative to other, more expensive brands
consumers choosing between premium brands and value brands
As the economic downturn set in, value products have been "legitimized," leading rich and poor alike to buy them. Andrea Felsted
Choose the Right Synonym for 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

appreciate, value, prize, treasure, cherish mean to hold in high estimation.

appreciate often connotes sufficient understanding to enjoy or admire a thing's excellence.

appreciates fine wine

value implies rating a thing highly for its intrinsic worth.

values our friendship

prize implies taking a deep pride in something one possesses.

Americans prize their freedom

treasure emphasizes jealously safeguarding something considered precious.

a treasured memento

cherish implies a special love and care for something.

cherishes her children above all

Example Sentences

Noun The company's stock continues to decline in value. Real estate prices have doubled in value over the last decade. The difference in value between the two currencies is not significant. You may exchange the item for something of equal value. We sold the home for less than its full value. an increase in the value of the dollar The home has a value of $1,000,000. Property values tend to rise as interest rates fall. The store advertises great values. No one can deny the value of a good education. Verb She values the time she spends with her family. The items are highly valued by collectors. The herbs are valued for their medicinal properties. See More
Recent Examples on the Web
Alzolay’s value might be at its highest as a bullpen weapon that also can serve as starting depth. Meghan Montemurro, Chicago Tribune, 15 Sep. 2022 To a philatelist, though, the overall value is nothing remarkable. Andrew Duehren, WSJ, 15 Sep. 2022 The current value of the minimum wage in real dollars is at its lowest level since February 1956, when the lowest U.S. wage was 75 cents — the equivalent of $7.19 in June 2022 dollars. Megan Cerullo, CBS News, 14 Sep. 2022 The Maine Department of Marine Resources reported that the value of the state’s lobsters at the docks was a record $725 million in 2021. Margaret Osborne, Smithsonian Magazine, 13 Sep. 2022 The great value of ambiguity is not avoidance but an amplification of the essential unknowability of reality. Deborah Treisman, The New Yorker, 12 Sep. 2022 The total value of the watch and clothing was $199.95, according to a police report. Bruce Geiselman, cleveland, 10 Sep. 2022 Many teachers use TikTok to encourage important conversations about their profession and crowdfund for their classrooms, but the value of other videos is less apparent. WIRED, 8 Sep. 2022 Curran estimates the full commercial value of Griggs’ property would be at least $10 million. Deanna Pan, BostonGlobe.com, 7 Sep. 2022
One important tactic for AI developers is not infringing on the work that frontline employees value. Katherine C. Kellogg, STAT, 16 Sep. 2022 The goal appears to be creating two standalone companies so investors can value the Starz and studio assets separately. Etan Vlessing, The Hollywood Reporter, 7 Sep. 2022 Adam Grant who says workplaces must value employees' mental health over their performance. Alexa Mikhail, Fortune, 13 July 2022 Industry analysts have estimated that the listing could value Porsche, maker of the 911 sports car and the Taycan electric sedan, at between 60 billion and 85 billion euros, equivalent to a range of about $59.72 billion to $84.6 billion. William Boston, WSJ, 3 Sep. 2022 Would candidates go at each other like attack dogs, revealing a confrontational style, or would they be measured, revealing a thoughtfulness voters might value. cleveland, 3 Sep. 2022 The companies could announce a deal as soon as next week that would value Signify at more than $30 a share, said the person, asking to not be identified because the discussions are private. Kiel Porter, BostonGlobe.com, 2 Sep. 2022 Though all of Rome’s emperors value the spectacle and games of the arena, only one stepped out of the imperial box and onto the sands; Emperor Commodus quickly makes foes. Olivia Mccormack, Washington Post, 27 Aug. 2022 While lots of new electric cars eke out at least 200 miles, and several can easily travel past the 300-mile mark, many customers still want a larger buffer zone and value the possibility of taking their EV on a long road trip. Kevin A. Wilson, Car and Driver, 17 Aug. 2022 See More

Word History



Middle English, "worth, high quality," borrowed from Anglo-French, noun derivative from feminine of valu (going back to Vulgar Latin *valūtus), past participle of valer, valeir "to be worth, have value," going back to Latin valēre "to be well, have strength" — more at wield


Middle English valuen, borrowed from Anglo-French valuer "to estimate, be worth," verbal derivative of value value entry 1

First Known Use


14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1


15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 2a


1986, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of value was in the 14th century
IELTS BNC: 367 COCA: 499


1amount of money that sth is worth價格ADJECTIVE | VERB + VALUE | VALUE + VERB | PREPOSITION | PHRASES ADJECTIVEhigh, low高價值;低價值the high value of the pound英鎊的高幣值full, total全部價值;總值real, true實際價值average平均價值estimated估價monetary貨幣價值nominal票面價值a share with a nominal value of $50面值為 50 美元的股票face面值At yesterday's auction an old coin sold for many times more than its face value.在昨天的拍賣會上,一枚古幣以高出面值許多倍的價格售出。residual殘值a residual value of 10% of its original cost相當於原價值 10% 的殘值resale轉售價值Regular servicing will add to the resale value of your car.定期維護能提高汽車的轉賣價格。rental租賃價market市場價值Use current market values to determine the worth of your assets.用當前的市場價值來確定你的資產的價值。land, property土地/房地產價格shareholder股東價值VERB + VALUEplace, put, set確定價值It's hard to put a value on a company with large assets and turnover but low profits.很難為一家擁有大量資產和高營業額但利潤偏低的公司評估價值。add給⋯增值boost, increase, inflate, raise提高價值;使增值;誇大價值;使升值They were accused of artificially inflating the value of the company's securities.他們被控虛報公司證券的價值。maximize使價值最大化double, triple, etc.使價值增加 1 倍、2 倍等Dramatic developments on the stock market tripled the value of his shares.股市的快速發展使他的股票價值增加了 2 倍。diminish, lower, reduce使貶值hold, keep, retain保值The piano has held its value.這架鋼琴保持了原有價值。calculate, determine, estimate, measure, work out計算/確定/估計/評估/算出價值overestimate, underestimate高估/低估價值VALUE + VERBdouble, triple, etc.價值翻一番、增加兩倍等appreciate, go up, increase, rise價值上漲/升高/增加/提升exceed sth價值超過⋯decline, decrease, depreciate, fall, go down價值下跌/減少/貶低/下滑/降低PREPOSITIONin value在價值方面The land has dropped in value.這片土地的價格已經下跌了。to the value of價值為⋯Paintings to the value of two million euros were stolen last night.價值達 200 萬歐元的油畫昨夜失竊。PHRASESan increase in value, a rise in value價值增加/上漲a drop in value, a fall in value, a reduction in value價值下跌/降低/減少


2how much sth is worth compared with its price划算程度ADJECTIVE | VERB + VALUE | PHRASES ADJECTIVEexcellent, good, great, outstanding十分合算;物有所值;很划算poor很不合算VERB + VALUEdeliver, offer, provide划算Our products deliver value.我們的產品很划算。PHRASESvalue for money物有所值的程度Though a little more expensive, the larger model gives better value for money.儘管較大的一款稍微貴了點兒,但是更划算一些。


3importance重要性ADJECTIVE | VERB + VALUE | VALUE + VERB | VALUE + NOUN | PREPOSITION ADJECTIVEenormous, great, high, immense, incalculable, inestimable, tremendous重大的意義;十分重要;巨大的價值;無法計算的價值;無法估量的價值added額外的作用It has an added value for native speakers of English.這對於以英語為母語的人具有額外的價值。doubtful, dubious, limited, low不一定有價值;有限的用途;價值不大His published account of his travels is of dubious value to other explorers.他發表的遊記對其他探險家不一定有用。lasting持久的意義main, real, true主要的/實際的/真實的用途intrinsic內在的意義practical, sentimental, symbolic實際用途;情感價值;象徵意義aesthetic, entertainment審美/娛樂價值nutritional, nutritive營養價值the nutritional value of eggs雞蛋的營養價值VERB + VALUEhave有價值The stolen necklace only had sentimental value for her.被偷的項鏈對她而言只有紀念意義。attach, place, put, set賦予⋯意義;看重He places a high value on marriage.他把婚姻看得很重。appreciate, realize, recognize, understand意識到/認識到/認可/理解⋯價值We began to recognize the value of advice from others.我們開始認識到他人的建議是多麼寶貴。demonstrate, prove, show表明/證明/展現⋯價值a program which demonstrates the value of education展示出教育價值的課程measure評估⋯價值question懷疑⋯價值Many people question the social value of talk shows.許多人質疑談話類節目的社會價值。overestimate, underestimate高估/低估⋯價值You can't underestimate the value of networking.你不能低估人際關係網的價值。diminish減少⋯價值enhance增加⋯價值This would greatly enhance the value of the book as a resource for scholars.這將大大增強這本書可資學者參考利用的價值。emphasize, underline, underscore (especially NAmE) 強調⋯價值VALUE + VERBbe, lie意義在於;價值在於The real value of the book lies in its wonderful characterization.這本書真正的價值在於精彩的人物塑造。VALUE + NOUNjudgement價值判斷Evolutionary psychology does not make a value judgement about the way we behave.進化心理學不對我們的行為方式進行價值判斷。PREPOSITIONof value有意義He didn't say anything of value.他沒講什麼有意義的話。value to對⋯的價值Pottery fragments are of great value to historians.陶瓷碎片對於歷史學家很有價值。


4values set of beliefs觀念ADJECTIVE | ... OF VALUES | VERB + VALUES | VALUE + NOUN | PHRASES ADJECTIVEdominant主流價值觀the dominant values of a society社會的主流價值觀conservative, conventional, traditional保守的/守舊的/傳統的價值觀common, shared, universal共同的/相同的/普遍的價值觀What shared values do you have with your friends?你和朋友間共有的價值觀是什麼?human人的價值觀aesthetic, cultural, educational, political, social美學/文化/教育/政治/社會觀念Christian, ethical, moral, religious, spiritual基督教信仰;倫理觀念;道德觀念;宗教信仰;精神觀念We need to be guided by our moral values.我們需要以道德觀念為指導。family家庭觀念The party's election campaign emphasized its belief in family values.該黨派在競選活動中強調家庭觀念。middle-class, Victorian, Western中產階級的/維多利亞時代的/西方的價值觀parental父母的價值觀the rejection of parental values by a child孩子對父母價值觀的排斥democratic, liberal民主的/開明的觀念... OF VALUESset一套價值觀a prevailing set of cultural values一套流行的文化價值觀VERB + VALUEShave, hold持有⋯價值觀They hold very middle-class values.他們秉持典型的中產階級價值觀。cherish, encourage, foster, promote秉持/鼓勵/培養/推行⋯價值觀Is it the role of schools to foster spiritual values?培養學生的精神觀念是學校的責任嗎?instil/instill灌輸⋯價值觀Families adhered to the values instilled by the church.家庭堅守教會灌輸的價值觀。embody體現⋯價值觀the principles and values embodied in the Constitution憲法所體現的原則和價值觀hold onto, preserve, uphold恪守/保留/維護價值觀念a society that has failed to preserve its traditional values一個未能保留傳統價值觀念的社會compromise在價值觀方面讓步I won't compromise my artistic values.我不會在藝術標準上讓步。share共享價值觀the cultural values shared by all the ethnic groups所有族群共有的文化觀念VALUE + NOUNsystem價值體系a common value system共同的價值體系PHRASESproduction values生產價值a movie with high production values一部高產值的電影


think sb/sth is very important看重ADVERB | VERB + VALUE | PREPOSITION ADVERBgreatly, highly, particularly十分看重;高度重視;特別重視increasingly越來越重視positively積極地看待equally同樣重視rightly理應重視the fear of losing the independence that they rightly value他們對喪失理應珍視的獨立的恐懼VERB + VALUEcome to, learn to開始/學會重視During my illness I learned to value the ordinary things in life.生病期間,我學會了珍視生活中的平凡事。PREPOSITIONas把⋯看成I value her very highly as a friend.我很看重她這個朋友。for因⋯重視Tulips are valued for their beauty.鬱金香因美麗而受到青睞。He hated to be valued for his looks alone.他討厭別人只看重他的相貌。
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0_0: Translations of value
  • # v.
    寶貴: esteem, prize, rate highly, regard, set store, value
    鑒賞: appreciate, cherish, esteem, value
    看重: value
    尚: value
    推崇: praise highly, value
    翊: assist, back, cheer, defer, give a hand, value
    臧否: character, characterize, estimate, evaluate, rank, value
    珍視: cherish, treasure, value
    珍重: treasure, value
    重視: attach importance to, pay attention, value
    尊重: esteem, respect, value
  • # n.
    定值: value
    價: price, valence, valency, value
    價格: price, value
    價錢: price, value, cost
    價值: value, worth
    音值: value
    值: value

0_0: Definitions of value
  • # noun.
    - the regard that something is held to deserve; the importance, worth, or usefulness of something.
    * your support is of great value
    - a person's principles or standards of behavior; one's judgment of what is important in life.
    * they internalize their parents' rules and values
    - the numerical amount denoted by an algebraic term; a magnitude, quantity, or number.
    * the mean value of x
    - the relative duration of the sound signified by a note.
    * None
    - the meaning of a word or other linguistic unit.
    * None
    - the relative degree of lightness or darkness of a particular color.
    * the artist has used adjacent color values as the landscape recedes
  • # verb.
    - estimate the monetary worth of (something).
    * his estate was valued at $45,000
    - consider (someone or something) to be important or beneficial; have a high opinion of.
    * she had come to value her privacy and independence

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