valuable

Something that has worth is valuable. Often, valuable things are worth money, but a spy can provide valuable information that might save lives.

When you use this word as a noun — "Were any valuables taken during the robbery?" — you usually are referring to things that are worth money: jewelry, electronics, etc. As an adjective, the word covers more territory. A person can be a valuable addition to a team if she helps it win. The most valuable things in life have nothing to do with money: friends, family, good health. If it is something we want, need, or respect, then it is valuable.

Definitions of valuable
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adj having worth or merit or value

“a valuable friend”
Synonyms:
worthful
worthy
having worth or merit or value; being honorable or admirable

adj having great material or monetary value especially for use or exchange

“a valuable diamond”
Synonyms:
expensive
high in price or charging high prices
important, of import
of great significance or value
blue-chip
extremely valuable
invaluable, priceless
having incalculable monetary, intellectual, or spiritual worth
precious
of high worth or cost
rich
of great worth or quality
semiprecious
used of gemstones having less commercial value than precious stones
worth
having a specified value
worthy
having worth or merit or value; being honorable or admirable
Antonyms:
worthless
lacking in usefulness or value
chaffy
value
good-for-naught, good-for-nothing, meritless, no-account, no-count, no-good, sorry
without merit
manky
inferior and worthless
negligible, paltry, trifling
not worth considering
nugatory
of no real value
otiose, pointless, purposeless, senseless, superfluous, wasted
serving no useful purpose; having no excuse for being
rubbishy, trashy
cheap and inferior; of no value
tinpot
inferior (especially of a country's leadership)
valueless
of no value
unworthy
lacking in value or merit
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n something of value

“all our valuables were stolen”
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swag
valuable goods
precious metal
any of the less common and valuable metals often used to make coins or jewelry
bullion
a mass of precious metal
gold
coins made of gold
silver
coins made of silver
Type of:
hoarded wealth, treasure
accumulated wealth in the form of money or jewels etc.

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