invaluable vs valuable

invaluable valuable

Definitions

  • 1) Very useful.
  • 2) Beyond calculable or appraisable value; of inestimable worth
  • 3) Of great value; costly, precious, priceless.
  • 4) Of inestimable value; priceless.
  • 5) Valuable beyond estimation; inestimable; priceless; precious.
  • 6) having incalculable monetary, intellectual, or spiritual worth
  • 7) Above or beyond valuation; too valuable for exact estimate; inestimable.

Definitions

  • 1) a personal possession such as jewellery, of relatively great monetary value; — usually used in plural form.
  • 2) A personal possession, such as a piece of jewelry, having a relatively high monetary value.
  • 3) A precious possession; a thing of value, especially a small thing, as an article of jewelry; -- used mostly in the plural.
  • 4) something of value
  • 5) A thing, especially a small thing, of value; a choice article of personal property; any piece of precious merchandise, usually of small bulk: generally in the plural.
  • 6) having a great value.
  • 7) Having admirable or esteemed qualities or characteristics.
  • 8) Having considerable monetary or material value for use or exchange.
  • 9) Of great importance, use, or service.
  • 10) (Law) an equivalent or compensation having value given for a thing purchased, as money, marriage, services, etc.
  • 11) Having value or worth; possessing qualities which are useful and esteemed; precious; costly
  • 12) Worthy; estimable; deserving esteem
  • 13) having worth or merit or value
  • 14) having great material or monetary value especially for use or exchange

Examples

  • 1) This has proved invaluable in the years since then.
  • 2) This experience proved invaluable for the second half of his career.
  • 3) Life experience is invaluable and you need the range you would normally get in a blood family.
  • 4) His knowledge and advice would be invaluable.
  • 5) As a resource, this book will prove invaluable.
  • 6) Their advice was invaluable and so was their money.
  • 7) They are earning their benefits and getting invaluable work experience too.
  • 8) But there is something invaluable about meeting people face to face.
  • 9) This offers a potentially invaluable experience for those holding shadow portfolios or with an eye on them.
  • 10) Both languages were to prove invaluable to him.
  • 11) It combines invaluable advice on how you can plan for a secure future.
  • 12) Their work was invaluable in keeping various freedom fighting groups fed and clothed.
  • 13) The whole experience was invaluable to my entire ministry.
  • 14) His advice has been invaluable and he is always on hand with ideas and suggestions.
  • 15) Going straight from a shuttle run into a scrum is serious hard work but is invaluable.
  • 16) She acquired invaluable practical experience as both pianist and manager of the group.
  • 17) He was always there for me as a youngster and gave me invaluable advice and support.
  • 18) Getting some experience on real working projects is invaluable too.
  • 19) It was an invaluable experience for a junior trainee.
  • 20) His movement was very good and his experience is invaluable.
  • 21) For medical students it is also invaluable work experience.
  • 22) It combines invaluable advice on how you can plan for a secure future with suggestions for creative and fulfilling activities.
  • 23) Soap was something that was invaluable.
  • 24) Your help has already proved invaluable.
  • 25) There was also a deck mop, which proved invaluable.
  • 26) But during the crises, local radio proved invaluable in three key respects.
  • 27) The lessons you learn from sketching these effects may be invaluable for open-air work.
  • 28) Women in lab coats, dispensing invaluable advice.
  • 29) In 1979 he led invaluable work on the definition of brain death.
  • 30) He also has great mentoring skills, which will prove invaluable in his work with senior and academy players.
  • 31) PRIME MINISTER and has been very busy demanding what he calls our invaluable suffrages buttonholed me the other day outside the tripe shop and commenced to tell me all the wonderful things that we dogs would get if we only elected a strong Coalition Government -- better biscuits, larger kennels, equal rabbits for all and I don't know what else.
  • 32) The former were very profuse in their compliments and thanks for what they termed our invaluable assistance; having tendered which they manifested a disposition to resume their former status on board.
  • 33) Attendees will learn about the latest issues facing the baby boomer market and gain invaluable insights by connecting with a broad spectrum of experts who have unique perspectives on the baby boomer generation.
  • 34) The entries often contain invaluable information concerning daily events, dates of composition, publication appearances and log entries from Jack and Charmian's various voyages.
  • 35) Several of Mark Twain’s books are bound to survive, because they contain invaluable social history.
  • 36) And Tib rises out of that little domestic struggle, covered with glory and crowned with respect; her price so infinitely beyond rubies, that "invaluable" is the only term that can be applied to her; and accordingly Dr. McNab, Mr. Malcolm, and the poor little suffering feverish Dagon himself, unanimously agree that she is invaluable; and the slight rustle of her voluminous silk gown, as she moves across the room to fetch the bottle of colchicum, with the soft slow heavy tread of the elephant, is music to her Dagon's ears.
  • 37) You know, you have to understand that even the IG pointed out, these are tools that have been described as invaluable in the war on terror.
  • 38) And it just -- the people gave me something that I find invaluable, which is hope and love and joy.
  • 39) On an occasion like this it is natural also to recall the invaluable interest you have shown in Swedish literature, a token of friendship which, in turn, has found a response in the desire of our Swedish writers to translate your work.
  • 40) ‘Watch schemes are an invaluable source of grass root information and intelligence.’
  • 41) ‘The work was then put on video and stored as an invaluable source of reference.’
  • 42) ‘Certainly, Holinshed's work was an invaluable source for poets and dramatists at this time.’
  • 43) ‘The thought of him will always be to us an invaluable source of encouragement and fortitude.’
  • 44) ‘Thanks to the New England Journal of Medicine for this invaluable information.’
  • 45) ‘The information could be invaluable if a giant comet ever threatened the Earth.’
  • 46) ‘Coast Watchers and their indigenous helpers also organized an invaluable rescue service.’
  • 47) ‘Sangh does not want to waste its invaluable time in abusing or criticizing others.’
  • 48) ‘The knowledge and information they have been given will prove invaluable.’
  • 49) ‘Carers see us as a lifeline and many professionals have said they find the carer support service invaluable.’
  • 50) ‘We know from talking to companies that an experienced executive would be invaluable in this situation.’
  • 51) ‘Few will agree with every opinion expressed by the Civic Trust, but we can all agree that its work is invaluable.’
  • 52) ‘Cars can be rented locally, but if you want to get the most out of any experience, the services of a guide are invaluable.’
  • 53) ‘To still have that type of player around the scene would be invaluable.’
  • 54) ‘This has proved invaluable in solving every crime in which the perpetrator is attempting anonymity.’
  • 55) ‘It is also an invaluable act of citizenship and is as diverse as society itself.’
  • 56) ‘Dr Anderson said the meetings had given him an invaluable insight into the problems farmers had faced.’
  • 57) ‘Mr Crump says the help he has received from Macmillan nurses is invaluable.’
  • 58) ‘They both endorsed the course saying it had proved an invaluable learning curve before giving birth.’
  • 59) ‘They were devoting much of their time to it and had received invaluable support from family and friends.’

Examples

  • 1) Not to mention the waste of valuable police time it causes.
  • 2) It is easy to overlook how valuable they have become.
  • 3) While it does not happen very often, disgruntled staff could copy or destroy valuable information.
  • 4) There was no disgrace in that loss, but it was a valuable learning experience.
  • 5) His expertise made him a valuable asset, as did his foreign nationality.
  • 6) The hacker then knows where to focus their efforts, so the most valuable information is captured.
  • 7) A text has a valuable hidden meaning.
  • 8) Scoring when a team is already three goals ahead, for instance, is less valuable than pinching a victory.
  • 9) What if we get valuable information that saves our lives?
  • 10) That is obviously going to be valuable when we look towards diagnosis and treatment.
  • 11) It is also the most valuable commodity in conservation.
  • 12) It records valuable information to help repeat success.
  • 13) We have a lot of players here with valuable experience and that will come into play.
  • 14) We have to cease to regard books as being valuable because they are carriers of texts.
  • 15) Players are the most valuable assets of any club.
  • 16) Home plans may slow a bit but this gives you valuable extra time to check out details.
  • 17) Trees naturally increase in size and become more valuable over time.
  • 18) The valuable property assets meant the sector was seen as a safe haven.
  • 19) Your own thoughts are most valuable and worth working with.
  • 20) You could find something valuable on sale for a fiver.
  • 21) Instead of finding valuable antiques, he found boxes and boxes of letters.
  • 22) The closer to the common, the more valuable the property.
  • 23) As a first step, there needs to be a much better understanding of what is seen by citizens as useful and valuable.
  • 24) It is furnished with valuable antique furniture (some of which is included in the sale price).
  • 25) ‘You might think that deflation is a good thing, since each year your money will be more valuable.’
  • 26) ‘A planning consent for a cottage will be a great deal more valuable than one for stables.’
  • 27) ‘Everyone knows that some violins are a great deal more valuable than others.’
  • 28) ‘He described his successful trips to small towns where he has picked up valuable antiques.’
  • 29) ‘Are there valuable antiques hiding at home that could make you a small fortune?’
  • 30) ‘Additionally, you may need more home insurance cover if your antiques are especially valuable.’
  • 31) ‘The story was about a child whose hand inadvertently became stuck in a valuable antique vase.’
  • 32) ‘He said that of the thousands of pounds worth of goods stolen, the most valuable item was his father's solid gold watch.’
  • 33) ‘Ray's collection could be worth £1m at auction and is so valuable most of it is locked away in a bank vault.’
  • 34) ‘Some very valuable items at low prices will be on offer so please come along and give generously.’
  • 35) ‘But there is a kind of philistinism about regarding books as only having worth if they are old and valuable.’
  • 36) ‘The wallet which is thought to contain a large sum of money is in good condition and looks valuable.’
  • 37) ‘Many Romans viewed the springs as sacred and threw valuable items into the springs to please the gods.’
  • 38) ‘The officials should be held accountable for the loss of valuable items from their territory.’
  • 39) ‘Therefore your cow is a valuable commodity and you need to look after her.’
  • 40) ‘One of these extremely rare and valuable bottles will be given out to the winner of the lucky draw every week.’
  • 41) ‘The gold earrings the woman had been buried with were found to be extremely valuable.’
  • 42) ‘Trade in salt was very important and salt was valuable enough to be used as currency in some areas.’
  • 43) ‘To help meet this goal, the committee is offering valuable prizes and awarding prizes more frequently.’
  • 44) ‘There are some valuable prizes on offer and a good day out is promised.’
  • 45) ‘In the course of his study, he does offer valuable insights and important corrections.’
  • 46) ‘The internet is an extremely valuable resource giving access to the latest research on pain management.’
  • 47) ‘Nevertheless, the present book is an extremely valuable addition to the literature.’
  • 48) ‘It would also be extremely valuable to obtain real data on the progress of people once they have stopped treatment.’
  • 49) ‘These mini exams give students valuable experience in answering exam questions.’
  • 50) ‘Volunteering is a great way to make a difference to the environment but also offers a fun and a valuable life experience.’
  • 51) ‘This will allow cricketers to obtain valuable practice on a batting surface all year round.’
  • 52) ‘Talking through and revisiting the learning experience with your child is very valuable indeed.’
  • 53) ‘Because of the dominance of the site, more jobseekers are attracted to it making it more valuable to employers.’
  • 54) ‘Her examples and descriptions reinforced the most valuable lesson of the election - every vote counts.’
  • 55) ‘I would argue that the way engineering students learn to think is especially valuable.’
  • 56) ‘Patients are a valuable resource as potential teachers in all stages of medical education.’
  • 57) ‘The workshop will provide valuable tools to promote excellence in the teaching of psychology.’
  • 58) ‘They found it valuable to listen to others in their group pose their own questions.’
  • 59) ‘And as with all new experiences, people might subtly and indirectly learn something valuable.’
  • 60) ‘I do know they will be interesting people and I'm bound to learn something valuable from them.’
  • 61) ‘Eggs, meat and dairy products have lots of valuable nutrients for small children.’
  • 62) ‘We learned how valuable market research is to anticipate the demand for a product.’
  • 63) ‘Email may take valuable seconds and minutes away from your rate of productivity.’
  • 64) ‘Anthony displays all the characteristics of a truly valuable employee.’
  • 65) ‘We are constantly amazed at people leaving valuables on show in their cars or leaving their homes unattended and insecure.’
  • 66) ‘He urged people not to leave valuables in the car and certainly not in view of passers-by.’
  • 67) ‘Plans are now being drawn up for a small bank of lockers next to the pool for people to store valuables.’
  • 68) ‘Avoid swimming alone and leave your valuables at the hotel in order not to risk losing them.’
  • 69) ‘He said that when he returned to his hotel, all his valuables were missing from his safety deposit box.’
  • 70) ‘Cars most at risk are the older ones without alarms, but in the majority of cases the thieves are attracted by visible valuables.’
  • 71) ‘Two men had entered her flat at 9.50 pm and started to search for valuables.’
  • 72) ‘When driving about it makes sense to keep valuables out of sight.’
  • 73) ‘Thieves spotting valuables on the back seat of a car will seize the opportunity, break in and be away with the property in seconds.’
  • 74) ‘Police know that drug users and dealers are often those also involved in thefts of luggage and valuables from the station.’
  • 75) ‘Every room in their home was turned over and ransacked by the raiders in their search for valuables.’
  • 76) ‘The raiders finally fled with cash and valuables shortly after midnight.’
  • 77) ‘Jean's mother's engagement ring was also stolen along with other family rings and valuables.’
  • 78) ‘He told her that her boiler was about to explode and she should collect up all her valuables and evacuate the building.’
  • 79) ‘She was woken by the two men who demanded cash and other valuables before assaulting her.’
  • 80) ‘After he had left, she found that a bag containing cash and other valuables had been stolen from her bedroom.’
  • 81) ‘Shut and lock windows, doors and skylights and don't leave valuables on display.’
  • 82) ‘The three men started rummaging through the kitchen, stealing any valuables they could find.’
  • 83) ‘When she demands to see the police chief, he interrogates her about the valuables in the car.’
  • 84) ‘Motorists are being warned to hide away valuables as part of a crackdown on car crime.’
  • 85) a valuable diamond
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