How to Search Value in HashMap Java?

HashMap.containsValue() method is used to check whether a particular value exists or not in HashMap. Its method return true if there is exists value in hashmap.

Syntax :

public boolean containsValue(Object value) {


Parameters:  It takes value as augment whose presence in this map is to be tested
Return Value : It return true if this map maps one or more keys to the specified value

import java.util.HashMap;
import java.util.Map;
public class HashMapSearchValue {

public static void main(String[] args) {

Map<Integer,String> hm = new HashMap<Integer,String>();

* Associates the specified value with the specified key in
this map (optional operation). If the map previously
contained a mapping for the key, the old value is
replaced by the specified value
hm.put(2, "amit");
hm.put(5, "yogesh");

System.out.println(" value john ="+hm.containsValue("john"));
System.out.println(" value amit ="+hm.containsValue("amit"));

System.out.println(" value piyush ="+hm.containsValue("piyush"));
System.out.println(" value shivam ="+hm.containsValue("shivam"));



Output :

value john =false

value amit =true

value piyush =false

value shivam =true


Java Doc – HashMap


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