Adjective "valuable" definition and examples



Definitions and examples


Worth a great deal of money.
  1. 'Some very valuable items at low prices will be on offer so please come along and give generously.'
  2. 'The officials should be held accountable for the loss of valuable items from their territory.'
  3. 'The story was about a child whose hand inadvertently became stuck in a valuable antique vase.'
  4. 'Trade in salt was very important and salt was valuable enough to be used as currency in some areas.'
  5. 'The wallet which is thought to contain a large sum of money is in good condition and looks valuable.'
  6. 'There are some valuable prizes on offer and a good day out is promised.'
  7. 'Ray's collection could be worth £1m at auction and is so valuable most of it is locked away in a bank vault.'
  8. 'The gold earrings the woman had been buried with were found to be extremely valuable.'
  9. 'Therefore your cow is a valuable commodity and you need to look after her.'
  10. 'A planning consent for a cottage will be a great deal more valuable than one for stables.'
  11. 'my time is valuable'
  12. 'I do know they will be interesting people and I'm bound to learn something valuable from them.'
  13. 'The internet is an extremely valuable resource giving access to the latest research on pain management.'
  14. 'It would also be extremely valuable to obtain real data on the progress of people once they have stopped treatment.'
  15. 'Patients are a valuable resource as potential teachers in all stages of medical education.'
  16. 'Talking through and revisiting the learning experience with your child is very valuable indeed.'
  17. 'Because of the dominance of the site, more jobseekers are attracted to it making it more valuable to employers.'
  18. 'Eggs, meat and dairy products have lots of valuable nutrients for small children.'
  19. 'Anthony displays all the characteristics of a truly valuable employee.'
  20. 'Volunteering is a great way to make a difference to the environment but also offers a fun and a valuable life experience.'
  21. 'This will allow cricketers to obtain valuable practice on a batting surface all year round.'


A thing that is of great worth, especially a small item of personal property.
  1. 'Every room in their home was turned over and ransacked by the raiders in their search for valuables.'
  2. 'Thieves spotting valuables on the back seat of a car will seize the opportunity, break in and be away with the property in seconds.'
  3. 'Motorists are being warned to hide away valuables as part of a crackdown on car crime.'
  4. 'She was woken by the two men who demanded cash and other valuables before assaulting her.'
  5. 'Cars most at risk are the older ones without alarms, but in the majority of cases the thieves are attracted by visible valuables.'
  6. 'He told her that her boiler was about to explode and she should collect up all her valuables and evacuate the building.'
  7. 'Avoid swimming alone and leave your valuables at the hotel in order not to risk losing them.'
  8. 'Two men had entered her flat at 9.50 pm and started to search for valuables.'
  9. 'We are constantly amazed at people leaving valuables on show in their cars or leaving their homes unattended and insecure.'
  10. 'The three men started rummaging through the kitchen, stealing any valuables they could find.'


1. having considerable monetary worth; costing or bringing a high price: a valuable painting; a valuable crop.

2. having qualities worthy of respect, admiration, or esteem: a valuable friend.

3. of considerable use, service, or importance: valuable information. noun

4. Usually, valuables. articles of considerable value, as of personal property, especially those of relatively small size: They locked their valuables in the hotel safe.

More examples(as adjective)

"values can be valuable in things."

"people can be valuable to people."

"experiences can be valuable on platforms."

"companies can be valuable in months."

"analyses can be valuable in things."

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