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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Val·ue v. t. [imp. & p. p. Valued p. pr. & vb. n. Valuing.]
 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.
    The mind doth value every moment.   --Bacon.
    The queen is valued thirty thousand strong.   --Shak.
 The king must take it ill,
 That he's so slightly valued in his messenger.   --Shak.
    Neither of them valued their promises according to rules of honor or integrity.   --Clarendon.
 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.
    Which of the dukes he values most.   --Shak.
 3. To raise to estimation; to cause to have value, either real or apparent; to enhance in value. [Obs.]
    Some value themselves to their country by jealousies of the crown.   --Sir W. Temple.
 4. To be worth; to be equal to in value. [Obs.]
 The peace between the French and us not values
 The cost that did conclude it.   --Shak.
 Syn: -- To compute; rate; appraise; esteem; respect; regard; estimate; prize; appreciate.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Val·ued a. Highly regarded; esteemed; prized; as, a valued contributor; a valued friend.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      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"