The value of one pound from 1750 to 2011. From this wonderful House of Commons value of the pound paper.
Below is the same chart in logarithmic scale. And below is how retail prices have evolved over the same period. See if you can spot the beginning of the fiat currency era. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. Monetary or material worth: the fluctuating value of gold and silver. Precise meaning or import, as of a word. Mathematics A quantity or number expressed by an algebraic term.
Music The relative duration of a tone or rest. The relative darkness or lightness of a color. Linguistics The sound quality of a letter or diphthong. One of a series of specified values: issued a stamp of new value. 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.
Relating to or consisting of principles or standards: a value system. The value of x2 at 2 is 4. Mathematics An assigned or calculated numerical quantity. A color’s value is its brightness, its chroma is its strength, and its hue is its position in the spectrum. See also related terms for hue.
My work is not recognized by anybody! How would you rate his chances to become President? How do you evaluate this grant proposal? Studies are needed to see if these therapies have any value.
Do you value your best friend enough? I have had my jewellery valued for insurance purposes. A measure of those qualities that determine merit, desirability, usefulness, or importance:account, valuation, worth. A level of superiority that is usually high:caliber, merit, quality, stature, virtue, worth.
To make a judgment as to the worth or value of:appraise, assay, assess, calculate, estimate, evaluate, gauge, judge, rate, size up, valuate. To have a high opinion of:admire, consider, esteem, honor, regard, respect. Idioms: look up to, think highly of. To recognize the worth, quality, importance, or magnitude of:appreciate, cherish, esteem, prize, respect, treasure. La valeur de leur maison s’est appréciée de 20 pour cent. Vous en avez pour votre argent dans ce magasin. Ausdrucks- or Stellenwert hat dieses Wort innerhalb des Gedichtes?
She sets little value on wealth. What is the value of that stamp? Are those coins of any value? You get good value for money at this supermarket! He values your advice very highly.
She keeps her jewellery and other valuables in a locked drawer. What is your most valued possession? People have very different moral values. Want to thank TFD for its existence?