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Definitions for valuable
ˈvæl yu ə bəl, -yə bəlvalu·able

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. valuableadjective

    something of value

    "all our valuables were stolen"

  2. valuableadjective

    having great material or monetary value especially for use or exchange

    "a valuable diamond"

  3. valuable, worthfuladjective

    having worth or merit or value

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

Wiktionary

  1. valuablenoun

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

  2. valuableadjective

    having a great value.

    That ring over there is very valuable

Webster Dictionary

  1. Valuableadjective

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

  2. Valuableadjective

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

  3. Valuablenoun

    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

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Numerology

  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

Examples of valuable in a Sentence

  1. Og Mandino:

    Today, and every day, deliver more than you are getting paid to do. The victory of success will be half won when you learn the secret of putting out more than is expected in all that you do. Make yourself so valuable in your work that eventually you will become indispensable. Exercise your privilege to go the extra mile, and enjoy all the rewards you receive. You deserve them!

  2. John Haldane:

    So many new ideas are at first strange and horrible, though ultimately valuable that a very heavy responsibility rests upon those who would prevent their dissemination.

  3. Alison Sweeney:

    I hope that they stay true to what it’s all about which is helping contestants get healthy and change their lives, that’s the part that I think is most important and such a valuable contribution to society in needing to have these tough talks about what’s wrong—where this obesity epidemic is headed and what can we do to make changes as individuals and keep ourselves and our families healthy.

  4. Henry Cavill:

    Never would I intend to disrespect in any way, shape or form, this experience has taught me a valuable lesson as to the context and the nuance of editorial liberties. I look forward to clarifying my position in the future towards a subject that it so vitally important and in which I wholeheartedly support.

  5. Chief Executive King:

    As a highly qualified engineer with considerable international business experience, Charles will strengthen and broaden the strategic and operational capabilities of the business as a welcome and valuable addition to the leadership team.

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