dict.org

The DICT Development Group


Search for:
Search type:
Database:

Database copyright information
Server information


4 definitions found
 for Valued
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Valued \Val"ued\ (v[a^]l"[=u]d), a.
     Highly regarded; esteemed; prized; as, a valued contributor;
     a valued friend.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Value \Val"ue\ (v[a^]l"[=u]), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Valued
     (v[a^]l"[=u]d); p. pr. & vb. n. Valuing.]
     [1913 Webster]
     1. To estimate the value, or worth, of; to rate at a certain
        price; to appraise; to reckon with respect to number,
        power, importance, etc.
        [1913 Webster]
  
              The mind doth value every moment.     --Bacon.
        [1913 Webster]
  
              The queen is valued thirty thousand strong. --Shak.
        [1913 Webster]
  
              The king must take it ill,
              That he's so slightly valued in his messenger.
                                                    --Shak.
        [1913 Webster]
  
              Neither of them valued their promises according to
              rules of honor or integrity.          --Clarendon.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. To rate highly; to have in high esteem; to hold in respect
        and estimation; to appreciate; to prize; as, to value one
        for his works or his virtues.
        [1913 Webster]
  
              Which of the dukes he values most.    --Shak.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     3. To raise to estimation; to cause to have value, either
        real or apparent; to enhance in value. [Obs.]
        [1913 Webster]
  
              Some value themselves to their country by jealousies
              of the crown.                         --Sir W.
                                                    Temple.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     4. To be worth; to be equal to in value. [Obs.]
        [1913 Webster]
  
              The peace between the French and us not values
              The cost that did conclude it.        --Shak.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     Syn: To compute; rate; appraise; esteem; respect; regard;
          estimate; prize; appreciate.
          [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  valued
      adj 1: (usually used in combination) having value of a specified
             kind; "triple-valued"
      2: held in great esteem for admirable qualities especially of an
         intrinsic nature; "a valued friend"; "precious memories"
         [syn: valued, precious]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  40 Moby Thesaurus words for "valued":
     ad valorem, admeasured, admired, adored, appraised, appreciated,
     assessed, esteemed, evaluated, gauged, good for, held in respect,
     highly considered, honored, in high esteem, known by measurement,
     mapped, measured, metered, much-admired, plotted, prestigious,
     priced, prized, pro rata, quantified, quantized, rated, respected,
     revered, reverenced, surveyed, triangulated, valuated, valued at,
     venerated, well-considered, well-thought-of, worshiped, worth
  
  

Contact=webmaster@dict.org Specification=RFC 2229