Etymology
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valuable (adj.)

"of great value or price," 1580s, from value (v.) + -able. As a noun, "a valuable thing," from 1775 (in modern use often in plural). Related: Valuably.

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Definitions of valuable
1
valuable (adj.)
having great material or monetary value especially for use or exchange;
a valuable diamond
valuable (adj.)
having worth or merit or value;
a valuable friend
Synonyms: worthful
2
valuable (n.)
something of value;
all our valuables were stolen
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