valuenounuk /ˈvæl.juː/ us /ˈvæl.juː/
value noun (MONEY)
- The value of the painting has been put at £1 million.
- The rise in interest rates has pushed up the value of my investments.
- The new tax system would be calculated on the value of property owned by an individual.
- We've seen our house diminish greatly in value over the last six months.
- Those shares must be worth ten times their original value now.
value noun (IMPORTANCE)
- I try not to foist my values on the children but it's hard.
- He had not expected the people so readily to internalize the values of democracy.
- We need to reassess our values as a nation.
- By its nature, terrorism is designed to strike at the heart of our democratic values.
- Instead of defending traditional values, the church frequently seems weak-kneed and irresolute.
- It's a cheap ring but it has great sentimental value for me.
- When preparing meals, you need to think about variety and taste as well as nutritional value.
- The value of some of the experiments is debatable.
- Very few activities at this age have no educative value at all.
- Critics were in total disagreement about the literary value of the book.
valueverb [T]uk /ˈvæl.juː/ us /ˈvæl.juː/
value verb [T] (MONEY)
- The pearl, valued at £75 000, is so big that it has been described as a freak of nature.
- Before probate can be granted, all business assets have to be identified and valued.
- We're getting an estate agent to value our house.
- Experts have valued the pottery at over £5,000.
- Have you had the furniture valued?
value verb [T] (IMPORTANCE)
- Stop belittling yourself - your work is highly valued.
- The bank manager waived the charge , as we were old and valued customers.
- I wouldn't cross him if I were you, not if you value your life.
- The general drift of the article was that society doesn't value older people.
- They value their freedom above and beyond all else.