- 1Worth a great deal of money: a valuable antiqueMore example sentences
- You might think that deflation is a good thing, since each year your money will be more valuable.
- A planning consent for a cottage will be a great deal more valuable than one for stables.
- Everyone knows that some violins are a great deal more valuable than others.
- 1.1Extremely useful or important: my time is valuableMore example sentences
precious, costly, high-priced, high-cost, expensive, dear, worth its weight in gold, worth a king's ransom, priceless, beyond price, without price, of incalculable value/worth, of inestimable value/worth, of immeasurable value/worth, invaluable, irreplaceable, inestimable; prized, cherished, valued, treasureduseful, helpful, of use, of help, of assistance, practical, beneficial, invaluable, productive, constructive, effective, handy, advantageous, worthwhile, profitable, rewarding, gainful, fruitful, worthy, important
- In the course of his study, he does offer valuable insights and important corrections.
- The internet is an extremely valuable resource giving access to the latest research on pain management.
- Nevertheless, the present book is an extremely valuable addition to the literature.
noun(usually valuables) Back to top
- A thing that is of great worth, especially a small item of personal property: put all your valuables in the hotel safeMore example sentences
- We are constantly amazed at people leaving valuables on show in their cars or leaving their homes unattended and insecure.
- He urged people not to leave valuables in the car and certainly not in view of passers-by.
- Plans are now being drawn up for a small bank of lockers next to the pool for people to store valuables.
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- Some customers are more valuable than others, and by understanding the difference, resources can be more valuably deployed - you can get a better return on your investment.
- That space could be more valuably used for luggage because the boot, not unexpectedly, shrinks from 410 litres to just 175 when the roof goes into its hideaway.
- Particularly valuably for an English-speaking audience, they draw on Russian publications that have not yet received much notice in the West.