- The quality (positive or negative) that renders something desirable or valuable
verb (valu, ing)
The Shakespearean Shylock is of dubious value in the modern world.
- The degree of importance you give to something.
- The amount (of money or goods or services) that is considered to be a fair equivalent for something else
He tried to estimate the value of the produce at normal prices.
- An ideal accepted by some individual or group
He has old-fashioned values.
(music) The relative duration of a musical note.
- Relative darkness or lightness of a color; "I establish the colors and principal values by organizing the painting into three values--dark, medium...and light." -Joe Hing Lowe
- Numerical quantity measured or assigned or computed; "the value assigned was 16 milliseconds."
- Estimate the value of; "How would you rate his chances to become President?"; "Gold was rated highly among the Romans."
- Place a value on; judge the worth of something; "I will have the family jewels appraised by a professional."
- Regard highly; think much of.
- Fix or determine the value of; assign a value to, as of jewelry or art work.
- Hold dear; "I prize these old photographs."
The simultaneous firing of a number of missiles; the missiles so fired
(sport) The flight of a ball just before it bounces
(sport) A shot, especially in tennis, in which the ball is played before it hits the ground
(transitive) To fire a volley of shots
(context, sport, transitive) To hit the ball before it touches the ground
(intransitive) To be fired in a volley
(context, sport, intransitive) To make a volley