Noun Valuing Definition and Examples







The regard that something is held to deserve; the importance, worth, or usefulness of something.
  1. 'Professional psychology has always emphasized the value of respecting privacy.'
  2. 'By philosophy of education, I mean a vision for the purpose and value of education.'
  3. 'Wooden furniture units were the hottest items on the list, and were valued for their good looks as well as their utilitarian value.'
  4. 'I believe we need to recognise that some of the collections in Auckland are of national importance and value to the whole nation.'
  5. 'This information is useful in understanding the effectiveness and value of activities.'
  6. 'Her value and her importance is not centered around her ability to bear and raise children.'
  7. 'But compassion begins in honesty, in the recognition that all human beings are of equal value and importance.'
  8. 'This does not mean that it has no practical value - it is very useful.'
  9. 'Kelly also emphasises the importance and value of getting players together.'
  10. 'The United Nations had proven its worth by proving its value to Washington.'
  11. 'While the statue had some commercial value, its real value was in the artistic merit it contained.'
  12. 'The clear manner in which this material is presented adds value to the novel.'
  13. 'prints seldom rise in value'
  14. 'Trees can greatly increase the resale value of property, and even save you on energy costs.'
  15. 'Waste can be defined as any material lacking direct value to the producer and so must be disposed of.'
  16. 'Analysts believe the company's true value lies between 45-55 cent a share.'
  17. 'Page said she's more interested in what she can learn about the books than in their monetary value.'
  18. 'The value of your estate for probate purposes includes the value of any real property less any mortgages on that property.'
  19. 'He could not attach monetary value to the loss caused by the strike as no calculations hade been made yet.'
  20. 'The appraisal submitted by the plaintiffs estimates the fair market value of this property in March 1991 at $300,000.'
  21. 'The total value of the three contracts will be worth in excess of £100 million annually.'
  22. 'Consider this an asset sale, priced at the cost of the estimated market value of the land.'
  23. 'Art, on the other hand, seems to have no upper limit of monetary value.'
  24. 'This is not based on the actual market value of the property but on the value given for tax purposes.'
  25. 'at £12.50 the book is good value'
  26. 'Tickets are very good value too, priced from £8.50, with concessions available.'
  27. 'It's also good value with prices for doubles starting at £110 a night.'
  28. 'I have no idea whether I bought wisely, or whether the price is good value.'
  29. 'These fun, friendly tours are good value, with few costing more than £3.'
  30. 'We've set the price at a level we believe offers good value to motorists, vans and HGV users.'
  31. 'This book is a good value souvenir for all those who appreciate the marvellous exhibition that has been brought to Waterford.'
  32. 'This is an easy-drinking gluggable red that would be good value at any price up to £5 a bottle.'
  33. 'You get what you pay for, and if you buy this card you'll get above average performance and good value for the price.'
  34. 'Our bill came to £13.80 for two main courses, a dessert and drinks - which is good value in anybody's book.'
  35. 'The bill came to £40.80, which also included three and a half pints of lager and a gin and tonic - pretty good value.'
Principles or standards of behaviour; one's judgement of what is important in life.
  1. 'The ultimate deterrent to all of this is a strong set of moral values, rules and standards.'
  2. 'The world, as the rules crashed down around us, began debating the values and principles by which we wished to live and the costs we would accept to live by them.'
  3. 'He said it was important to recognise cultural values as proper elements of ethical behaviour.'
  4. 'These markers invoke public consciousness about what values, beliefs, and capabilities people have.'
  5. 'We don't have to give up our values, beliefs or principles but we do have to move on.'
  6. 'Economic viability is necessary, I'll grant that, but upholding our values is just as important, if not more so.'
  7. 'As far as they were concerned, discrimination was simply a reflection of society's values at the time.'
  8. 'But it is really about choosing a set of values, moral standards and a national image.'
  9. 'Every classroom should have been asked to debate the values important to young Australians.'
  10. 'We expect our schools to set standards, impart values and encourage responsible behaviour.'
The numerical amount denoted by an algebraic term; a magnitude, quantity, or number.
  1. 'This gives as accurate a value for mass as the accuracy of your measurements.'
  2. 'To explain how the two sides change together, Jim gave sets of specific numeric values for the lengths.'
  3. 'To find the value of a decimal place, we divide the value of the decimal place to the left of it by 10.'
The relative duration of the sound signified by a note.
  1. 'Rapidly evolving note values will present issues with keeping a steady tempo.'
  2. 'Worshipers are encouraged to be careful about diction, stay in tune, sing exact note values, and avoid forcing the sound.'
The meaning of a word or other linguistic unit.
  1. 'Suppose that we assign the following semantic values to symbols in the following way.'
  2. 'Do the words have a unitary value which is extended in different ways in different contexts?'
  3. 'Ways of handling compounds of conditionals have been proposed on the basis of these semantic values.'
  4. 'Final ow with its non-standard value in low occurs in nearly four times as many words as the standard value in how.'
The relative degree of lightness or darkness of a particular colour.
  1. 'It facilitates the use of colour values way outside the normal range in an effort to produce a more realistic rendering of a typical 3D scene.'
  2. 'Purple is a noble color in its deepest values, yet it can be flowery and refreshing in pale violet colorings.'
  3. 'The cool blue-green values are complemented in each case by warmer red or yellow-orange touches.'


Estimate the monetary worth of.
  1. 'That caused its shares to fall by a third, having been valued at 155p the day before the warning.'
  2. 'Property valued at several thousand pounds was taken from a building site in Coill Dubh last week.'
  3. 'Taking the average the company is valued at 27 times forward earnings.'
  4. 'Both companies are valued at 13 times earnings and offer a similar dividend yield.'
  5. 'By comparison, the UK stock market is valued at 16 times earnings.'
  6. 'They will also be able to bid in an auction for a kitchen valued at up to £7,000.'
  7. 'Stakes in quoted banks, hedge funds and the like are valued at the prevailing share price at the end of June.'
  8. 'At the time she sank she had on board copper, lead and zinc ingots valued at over £300,000.'
  9. 'Few questioned how a company which was not even profitable could be valued so highly.'
  10. 'The properties should not have been valued on a portfolio basis.'
Consider (someone or something) to be important or beneficial; have a high opinion of.
  1. 'It is incredible how much we value other people's opinion of us.'
  2. 'I greatly value the diversity of our readership.'
  3. 'This story teaches important lessons about materialism and valuing family relationships.'
  4. 'It certainly makes you value life and how important things are.'
  5. 'What is stopping you from reminding your mother she is special, or telling your best friend that you value her?'
  6. 'I think patients value the health service less than they did.'
  7. 'I was reluctant but not stubborn, I listened to what he had to say because I value him and his opinions.'
  8. 'Finally, it is important to recognize and value the expertise of patients and their families.'
  9. 'I enjoy and greatly value family relationships.'
  10. 'She appears to value nothing except publicity, to think of nothing beyond momentary pleasure.'
((p. pr. & vb. n.) of Value)


1. relative worth, merit, or importance: the value of a college education; the value of a queen in chess.

2. monetary or material worth, as in commerce or trade: This piece of land has greatly increased in value.

3. the worth of something in terms of the amount of other things for which it can be exchanged or in terms of some medium of exchange.

4. equivalent worth or return in money, material, services, etc.: to give value for value received.

5. estimated or assigned worth; valuation: a painting with a current value of $500,000.

6. denomination, as of a monetary issue or a postage stamp.

7. Mathematics. magnitude; quantity; number represented by a figure, symbol, or the like: the value of an angle; the value of x; the value of a sum. a point in the range of a function; a point in the range corresponding to a given point in the domain of a function: The value of x 2at 2 is


8. import or meaning; force; significance: the value of a word.

9. liking or affection; favorable regard. 10. values, Sociology. the ideals, customs, institutions, etc., of a society toward which the people of the group have an affective regard. These values may be positive, as cleanliness, freedom, or education, or negative, as cruelty, crime, or blasphemy. 1

1. Ethics. any object or quality desirable as a means or as an end in itself. 1

2. Fine Arts. degree of lightness or darkness in a color. the relation of light and shade in a painting, drawing, or the like. 1

3. Music. the relative length or duration of a tone signified by a note. 1

4. values, Mining. the marketable portions of an orebody. 1

5. Phonetics. quality. the phonetic equivalent of a letter, as the sound of a in hat, sang, etc. verb (used with object), valued, valuing. 1

6. to calculate or reckon the monetary value of; give a specified material or financial value to; assess; appraise: to value their assets. 1

7. to consider with respect to worth, excellence, usefulness, or importance. 1

8. to regard or esteem highly: He values her friendship.


"There can be valuing stocks."
"There can be valuing people/places/organizations."
"There can be valuing energies."
"There can be valuing assets."
"There can be valuing properties."
"There can be valuing inventories."
"There can be valuing diamonds."
"There can be valuing systems."
"There can be valuing respects."
"There can be valuing reserves."
"There can be valuing professions."
"There can be valuing people."
"There can be valuing options."
"There can be valuing liabilities."
"There can be valuing leisures."
"There can be valuing houses."
"There can be valuing heaths."
"There can be valuing goodwills."
"There can be valuing disorders."
"There can be valuing continuities."



Middle English: from Old French, feminine past participle of valoir ‘be worth’, from Latin valere.

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