value/ ˈvæl yu /
relative worth, merit, or importance:
the value of a college education; the value of a queen in chess.
monetary or material worth, as in commerce or trade:
This piece of land has greatly increased in value.
the worth of something in terms of the amount of other things for which it can be exchanged or in terms of some medium of exchange.
equivalent worth or return in money, material, services, etc.:
to give value for value received.
verb (used with object), val·ued, val·u·ing.
to calculate or reckon the monetary value of; give a specified material or financial value to; assess; appraise:
to value their assets.
to consider with respect to worth, excellence, usefulness, or importance.