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verb [transitive] [often passive]     value pronunciation in American English
/ˈvælju/
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present tense
I/you/we/theyvalue
he/she/itvalues
present participlevaluing
past tensevalued
past participlevalued
  1. 1
    to consider someone or something to be important

    a community in which people respected their elders and valued their knowledge and experience

    value something for something:

    vitamins and minerals that are valued for their protective and energy-giving qualities

  2. 2
    to state how much something is worth

    I had the necklace valued then put up for auction.

    value something at something:

    The seized cocaine was valued at $500,000.

    The terms of the deal value the company at $2 million.

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