A bet made to get paid off for a made hand.
Betting with the hope that an opponent will call with a worse hand
a bet that you make when you aren't sure that you are ahead, but you are leaning that way
a one where you probably have the best hand and you make it attractive enough for your opponents to call your bet thus keeping them in the game
A bet, which made in that position every time, will create positive expected value in the long term.
When you would like you opponents to call your bet (as opposed to you bluffing). This bet is typically smaller which helps keep others in the game. Typically you have the nuts or a high favored winning hand.
A bet made from a player with a winning hand intended to get more money in the pot and not to drive a player out of the hand.
this is a bet, which is made by a participant with strong cards, who want to win more money.
A value bet is made purely for profit-- most commonly on the river when you are no longer betting, at least in part, to protect your hand as you would be on flop and turn. Another example of a value bet might be betting into a large field (four or more players) on the turn when you're on a flush draw. You really want to be more than fifty percent sure that your hand will be good, if called, to bet for value on river.
A bet that you should make as pot odds suggest you will make you money in the long term.
When you make a reasonable bet with (what you think) is the winning hand, with the intention of being called.
A bet that you would like an opponent to call instead of fold because you believe the chances are better that you will win rather than lose the hand
A bet, usually made on the river, which has the primary objective of increasing the size of the pot, without your opponents folding.
A bet which, if made at the same position every time is expected to produce long-term value for the player taking the move.
A bet that is expected to be profitable when called.