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val·ue

 (văl′yo͞o)
n.
1. An amount, as of goods, services, or money, considered to be a fair and suitable equivalent for something else; a fair price or return.
2. Monetary or material worth: the fluctuating value of gold and silver.
3. Worth in usefulness or importance to the possessor; utility or merit: the value of an education.
4. often values A principle or standard, as of behavior, that is considered important or desirable: "The speech was a summons back to the patrician values of restraint and responsibility" (Jonathan Alter).
5. Precise meaning or import, as of a word.
6. Mathematics A quantity or number expressed by an algebraic term.
7. Music The relative duration of a tone or rest.
8. The relative darkness or lightness of a color. See Table at color.
9. Linguistics The sound quality of a letter or diphthong.
10. One of a series of specified values: issued a stamp of new value.
tr.v. val·ued, val·u·ing, val·ues
1. To determine or estimate the worth or value of; appraise.
2. To regard highly; esteem: I value your advice. See Synonyms at appreciate.
3. To rate according to relative estimate of worth or desirability; evaluate: valued health above money.
4. To assign a value to (a unit of currency, for example).
adj.
1. Of or relating to the practice of investing in individual securities that, according to some fundamental measure, such as book value, appear to be relatively less expensive than comparable securities.
2. Relating to or consisting of principles or standards: a value system.

[Middle English, from Old French, from feminine past participle of valoir, to be strong, be worth, from Latin valēre; see wal- in Indo-European roots.]

val′u·er n.

valuer

(ˈvæljʊə)
n
(Professions) a person who assesses the monetary worth of a work of art, jewel, house, etc; appraiser
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.valuer - someone who assesses the monetary worth of possessionsvaluer - someone who assesses the monetary worth of possessions
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
appraiser, valuator - one who estimates officially the worth or value or quality of things
Translations

valuer

[ˈvaljʊəʳ] N (Brit) → tasador(a) m/f

valuer

[ˈvæljuːər] nexpert m (en estimations)value system nsystème m de valeurs

valuer

n (Brit) → Schätzer(in) m(f)

valuer

[ˈvæljʊəʳ] nstimatore/trice
References in classic literature ?
Garth had failed in the building business, which he had unfortunately added to his other avocations of surveyor, valuer, and agent, had conducted that business for a time entirely for the benefit of his assignees, and had been living narrowly, exerting himself to the utmost that he might after all pay twenty shillings in the pound.
Be so good as to write to Christie's for me, and ask them to send down a valuer to go through the pictures.
Elevated is then your body, and raised up; with its delight, enraptureth it the spirit; so that it becometh creator, and valuer, and lover, and everything's benefactor.
THOMAS SAPSEA, AUCTIONEER, VALUER, ESTATE AGENT, &c.
SP+M, which has offices in Coventry and Birmingham, has appointed Roger Stanway, a chartered valuation surveyor and registered valuer.
Discussions between the council, the Barry Island Development Company and the District Valuer have been continuing in a bid to resolve the disagreements over the Dolphin site.
Tenders are invited for Only For Empanelled Valuer - As Per Tender Documents Attached
ANYONE keen to pursue a career with stability in their job remit would be advised to drop the idea of becoming an agricultural valuer.
Given that value theory and valuation theory are characterized by economics, the valuer must have a good understanding of economics to understand activities in real estate markets.
THE AUCTION HOUSE Channel 4, 9pm Long-serving valuer Bob takes a gamble on a shipping tycoon's rococo-style bedroom suite, but he's unsure about it as auction day beckons, especially since boss Roger is clamping down on risky lots.
The new regulatory environment that now applies in the UAE will mean that standards can only go in the right direction - a RICS Registered Valuer will have to meet the same international standards that apply in the most mature real estate markets in the world.
McTear's valuer Madga Ketterer said: "We reckon we can sell at least 90 per cent of the items.