value (someone or something) for (someone or something else)

value (someone or something) for (someone or something else)

To regard someone or something as very valuable because of a particular aspect or quality. He may not be the most tactful person in the world, but I've always valued Tom for his honesty and integrity. I really value these gadgets for the convenience they afford me.
See also: something, value

value someone or something for something

to hold someone or something in esteem for a particular quality. I value him for his skill in negotiation. I value this car for its speed and dependability.
See also: value