Value

Val"ue

(vl"), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Valued (vl"d); p. pr. & vb. n. Valuing.]
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1. To estimate the value, or worth, of; to rate at a certain price; to appraise; to reckon with respect to number, power, importance, etc.
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The mind doth value every moment.
Bacon.
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The queen is valued thirty thousand strong.
Shak.
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The king must take it ill,
That he's so slightly valued in his messenger.
Shak.
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Neither of them valued their promises according to rules of honor or integrity.
Clarendon.
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2. To rate highly; to have in high esteem; to hold in respect and estimation; to appreciate; to prize; as, to value one for his works or his virtues.
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Which of the dukes he values most.
Shak.
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3. To raise to estimation; to cause to have value, either real or apparent; to enhance in value. [Obs.]
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Some value themselves to their country by jealousies of the crown.
Sir W. Temple.
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4. To be worth; to be equal to in value. [Obs.]
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The peace between the French and us not values
The cost that did conclude it.
Shak.
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Syn. -- To compute; rate; appraise; esteem; respect; regard; estimate; prize; appreciate.
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