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To value something or someone - synonyms or related words

value

verb

to consider someone or something to be important

respect

verb

to show that you understand the importance of something by not doing anything against it

appreciate

verb

to realize that someone has good qualities and that they are important

prize

verb

to consider something to be very important and special

attach importance/significance/value/weight to something

to think that something is important or true and that it should be considered seriously

set/put/lay (great) store /by/on something

to think that something is very important

cherish

verb

to think that something is very important and to wish to keep it

acknowledge

verb

to know or recognize that someone or something is important

make of

to give a lot of importance to something

care

verb

to be interested in someone and want them to be well and happy

rat tail

a type of hairstyle which has a long, thin strip of hair growing down the back of the neck

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speak human

(of a politician) to be able to communicate and connect with ordinary people

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