What does valuable mean?

Definitions for valuableˈvæl yu ə bəl, -yə bəl

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word valuable.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. valuable(adj)

    something of value

    "all our valuables were stolen"

  2. valuable(adj)

    having great material or monetary value especially for use or exchange

    "a valuable diamond"

  3. valuable, worthful(adj)

    having worth or merit or value

    "a valuable friend"; "a good and worthful man"


  1. valuable(Noun)

    a personal possession such as jewellery, of relatively great monetary value; usually used in plural form.

  2. valuable(Adjective)

    having a great value.

    That ring over there is very valuable

Webster Dictionary

  1. Valuable(adj)

    having value or worth; possessing qualities which are useful and esteemed; precious; costly; as, a valuable horse; valuable land; a valuable cargo

  2. Valuable(adj)

    worthy; estimable; deserving esteem; as, a valuable friend; a valuable companion

  3. Valuable(noun)

    a precious possession; a thing of value, especially a small thing, as an article of jewelry; -- used mostly in the plural

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'valuable' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2628

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'valuable' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3695

  3. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'valuable' in Adjectives Frequency: #350


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of valuable in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of valuable in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Jennifer Benz:

    People think they are less valuable, but they might be more valuable.

  2. Edgar Z. Friedenberg:

    What we must decide is how we are valuable rather than how valuable we are.

  3. Intesa Chief Executive Carlo Messina:

    If it were put up for sale as a whole, I'd definitely consider it, the international arm is less valuable, because they don't give you the brand with it.

  4. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    Good judgement comes from valuable experience; and paradoxically, such "valuable experience" is the direct product of many bad judgements made in the past.

  5. Anuj Somany:

    Better to say nothing or just a few thoughts that mean truly something valuable than a whole lot of things which seem nothing but a garbage of words to someone truly valuable.

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