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Webster 1913 Edition


Valuable

Val′u-a-ble

,
Adj.
1.
Having value or worth; possessing qualities which are useful and esteemed; precious; costly;
as, a
valuable
horse;
valuable
land; a
valuable
cargo.
2.
Worthy; estimable; deserving esteem;
as, a
valuable
friend; a
valuable
companion.
Valuable consideration
(Law)
,
an equivalent or compensation having value given for a thing purchased, as money, marriage, services, etc.
Blackstone.
Bouvier.

Val′u-a-ble

,
Noun.
A precious possession; a thing of value, especially a small thing, as an article of jewelry; – used mostly in the plural.
The food and
valuables
they offer to the gods.
Tylor.

Webster 1828 Edition


Valuable

VAL'UABLE

,
Adj.
1.
Having value or worth; having some good qualities which are useful and esteemed; precious; as a valuable horse; valuable land; a valuable house.
2.
Worthy estimable; deserving esteem; as a valuable friend; a valuable companion.

Definition 2022


valuable

valuable

English

Adjective

valuable (comparative more valuable, superlative most valuable)

  1. Having a great value.
    valuable gemstones
  2. estimable; deserving esteem
    a valuable friend; a valuable companion

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Noun

valuable (plural valuables)

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

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