quasi valued


highly regarded or esteemed: a valued friend.
estimated; appraised: jewels valued at $100,000.
having value of a specified kind: a triple-valued offer.

1595–1605; value + -ed2

nonvalued, adjective
quasi-valued, adjective
self-valued, adjective
unvalued, adjective
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Word Origin & History

c.1300, from O.Fr. value "worth, value" (13c.), noun use of fem. pp. of valoir "be worth," from L. valere "be strong, be well, be of value" (see valiant). The meaning "social principle" is attested from 1918, supposedly borrowed from the language of painting. The verb is
recorded from late 15c. Related: Valued, valuing. Value judgment (1892) is a loan-translation of Ger. Werturteil.
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value val·ue (vāl'yōō)

  1. A principle, standard, or quality considered worthwhile or desirable.

  2. An assigned or calculated numerical quantity.

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value  [%PREMIUM_LINK%]     (vāl'y)  Pronunciation Key 
  1. Mathematics An assigned or calculated numerical quantity.

  2. The relative darkness or lightness of a color. Value measures where a color falls on an achromatic scale from white to black. Compare hue, saturation.

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