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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Value \Val"ue\ (v[a^]l"[=u]), n. [OF. value, fr. valoir, p. p.
     valu, to be worth, fr. L. valere to be strong, to be worth.
     See Valiant.]
     1. The property or aggregate properties of a thing by which
        it is rendered useful or desirable, or the degree of such
        property or sum of properties; worth; excellence; utility;
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              Ye are all physicians of no value.    --Job xiii. 4.
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              Ye are of more value than many sparrows. --Matt. x.
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              Caesar is well acquainted with your virtue,
              And therefore sets this value on your life.
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              Before events shall have decided on the value of the
              measures.                             --Marshall.
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     2. (Trade & Polit. Econ.) Worth estimated by any standard of
        purchasing power, especially by the market price, or the
        amount of money agreed upon as an equivalent to the
        utility and cost of anything.
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              An article may be possessed of the highest degree of
              utility, or power to minister to our wants and
              enjoyments, and may be universally made use of,
              without possessing exchangeable value. --M'Culloch.
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              Value is the power to command commodities generally.
                                                    --A. L. Chapin
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              Value is the generic term which expresses power in
              exchange.                             --F. A.
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              His design was not to pay him the value of his
              pictures, because they were above any price.
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     Note: In political economy, value is often distinguished as
           intrinsic and exchangeable. Intrinsic value is the same
           as utility or adaptation to satisfy the desires or
           wants of men. Exchangeable value is that in an article
           or product which disposes individuals to give for it
           some quantity of labor, or some other article or
           product obtainable by labor; as, pure air has an
           intrinsic value, but generally not an exchangeable
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     3. Precise signification; import; as, the value of a word;
        the value of a legal instrument --Mitford.
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     4. Esteem; regard. --Dryden.
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              My relation to the person was so near, and my value
              for him so great                      --Bp. Burnet.
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     5. (Mus.) The relative length or duration of a tone or note,
        answering to quantity in prosody; thus, a quarter note [?]
        has the value of two eighth notes [?].
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     6. In an artistical composition, the character of any one
        part in its relation to other parts and to the whole; --
        often used in the plural; as, the values are well given,
        or well maintained.
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     7. Valor. [Written also valew.] [Obs.] --Spenser.
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        (a) That property of a color by which it is distinguished
            as bright or dark; luminosity.
        (b) Degree of lightness as conditioned by the presence of
            white or pale color, or their opposites.
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     9. (Math.) Any particular quantitative determination; as, a
        function's value for some special value of its argument.
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     10. [pl.] The valuable ingredients to be obtained by
         treatment from any mass or compound; specif., the
         precious metals contained in rock, gravel, or the like;
         as, the vein carries good values; the values on the
         hanging walls.
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     Value received, a phrase usually employed in a bill of
        exchange or a promissory note, to denote that a
        consideration has been given for it. --Bouvier.
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