value

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(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
n. usefulness, worth; price, cost, rate, rating; estimation, valuation, merit; import; significance; shade, tone, emphasis. —v. t. esteem, prize, treasure, regard highly; appraise, evaluate, assess, rate. See importance, goodness, measurement, approbation.
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(Roget's IV) n.
1. [Monetary value]
Syn. price, expense, cost, profit, worth, value in exchange, equivalent, rate, amount, market price, charge, face value, assessment, appraisal.
2. [The quality of being deSirable]
Syn. use, usefulness, utility, benefit, advantage, esteem, estimation, deSirability, preference, exchangeability, marketability.
3. [Quality]
Syn. worth, merit, significance, consequence, goodness, condition, state, excellence, distinction, deSirability, grade, finish, perfection, eminence, superiority, advantage, power, regard, importance, mark, caliber, repute.
4. [Precise signification]
Syn. significance, force, meaning, drift, import, sense, purpose, bearing, denotation, interpretation, implication, substance, content, connotation.
v.
1. [To believe to be valuable]
Syn. esteem, prize, appreciate; see admire 1 , appreciate 2 , consider 1 , 2 .
2. [To set a price upon]
Syn. estimate, reckon, assess, appraise, fix the price of, place a value on, assay, rate, figure, compute, evaluate, judge, repute, consider, enumerate, account, charge, levy, ascertain, price.
3. [To estimate]
Syn. evaluate, assess, appraise; see estimate 1 , reckon .
See Synonym Study at appreciate . Syn.- value and worth are used interchangeably when applied to the deSirability of something material as measured by its equivalence in money, goods, etc. [ the worth or value of a used car ] , but, in discrimination, worth implies an intrinsic excellence resulting as from superior moral, cultural, or spiritual qualities, and value suggests the excellence attributed to something with reference to its usability, importance, etc. [ the true worth of a book cannot be measured by its commercial value]
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(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus)
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n.
1. worth market price, appraisal, assessment, equivalent, return, face value.
2. merit use, importance, weight, desirability, esteem, respect, benefit, profit, power, utility, marketability.
ANT.: insignificance, useless-ness, unimportance
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v.
1. appraise assess, evaluate, rate, valuate, estimate, put a price on.
2. treasure prize, cherish, hold dear, respect, esteem, appreciate, consider important, love.
IV
(Roget's Thesaurus II) I noun 1. A measure of those qualities that determine merit, desirability, usefulness, or importance: account, valuation, worth. See VALUE. 2. A level of superiority that is usually high: caliber, merit, quality, stature, virtue, worth. See GOOD, VALUE. 3. That which is signified by a word or expression: acceptation, connotation, denotation, import, intent, meaning, message, purport, sense, significance, significancy, signification. See MEANING. II verb 1. To make a judgment as to the worth or value of: appraise, assay, assess, calculate, estimate, evaluate, gauge, judge, rate1, size up, valuate. Idiom: take the measure of. See VALUE. 2. To have a high opinion of: admire, consider, esteem, honor, regard, respect. Idioms: look up to, think highly (or much or well) of. See PRAISE. 3. To recognize the worth, quality, importance, or magnitude of: appreciate, cherish, esteem, prize1, respect, treasure. Idiom: set store by. See PRAISE.

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