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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
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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.
Be so good as to write to Christie's for me, and ask them to send down a valuer to go through the pictures.
THOMAS SAPSEA, AUCTIONEER, VALUER, ESTATE AGENT, &c.
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.
FOR its inability to dispose of multi-billion Naira worth of assets in its books, the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) has blamed 'inadequate valuation' by asset valuers earlier engaged by the corporation.
The Cambodian Valuers and Estate Agents Association (CVEA) is gearing up to launch the country's first national real estate school in an effort to increase professionalism in the industry and rein in the unlicensed and unqualified real estate agents and valuers that have been giving the industry a bad name.
He further told Parliament that 'there are nine Batswana diamond valuers out of a total of 15 government diamond valuers,' and that the experience of the nine Batswana in diamond sorting and valuation ranged from 18-37 years.
A Bonhams spokesman said:"We are the only firm of international auctioneers and valuers with a saleroom in Scotland and are market leaders for Scottish art, whisky, sporting artefacts and many other specialist areas of collecting.
Summary: New Delhi [India], Dec 28 (ANI): The Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (IBBI) recognised two registered valuers organisations, said the Ministry of Corporate Affairs on Thursday.
Valuers must also recognise, understand and abide by the ethical principles that are connected with the profession.
Speaking to reporters at a working lunch, Maarten Vermeulen, FRICS, regional managing director for Europe, Russia, and the Commonwealth of Independent States, recounted discovering that both banks and valuers were "unhappy" with the tense relationship between them, and setting about to get the two groups together to hammer out solutions.