Definition of


  1. (noun, cognition) beliefs of a person or social group in which they have an emotional investment (either for or against something)

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Alternate forms of Values

Hypernyms: belief

Origin of the word Values

  1. "principles, standards," 1921, from pl. of value (q.v.). more

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Words that sound like Values

valgus, valise, valley oak, valois, valse, valueless, velazquez, viewless, village, villus, violaceae, volga, volgaic, vowelise, vowelize, vowellike

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