Invaluable In*val"u*a*ble, a. Valuable beyond estimation; inestimable; priceless; precious. [1913 Webster]

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  • invaluable — in‧val‧u‧a‧ble [ɪnˈvæljuəbl, jbl ǁ ˈvæljbl] adjective very useful indeed: • The skills of executives are invaluable in dispute resolution. • The reservation service is invaluable to overseas visitors with a limited knowledge of the area. * * …   Financial and business terms

  • invaluable — I adjective beyond price, costly, expensive, inaestimabilis, incalculable, incapable of being appraised, inestimable, matchless, of inestimable value, peerless, precious, pretiosissimus, priceless, unequaled, unparalleled, valuable, without price …   Law dictionary

  • invaluable — (adj.) 1570s, above value, from IN (Cf. in ) (1) not + VALUE (Cf. value) (v.) estimate the worth of + ABLE (Cf. able). It also has been used in a sense without value, worthless (1630s) …   Etymology dictionary

  • invaluable — priceless, precious, valuable, dear, *costly, expensive Antonyms: worthless …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • invaluable — [adj] priceless beyond price, costly, dear, expensive, helpful, inestimable, precious, serviceable, valuable; concepts 334,568 Ant. worthless …   New thesaurus

  • invaluable — adj. Que no se puede valuar como corresponde …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • invaluable — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ extremely useful. DERIVATIVES invaluably adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • invaluable — [in val′yo͞o ə bəl] adj. extremely valuable; having value too great to measure; priceless SYN. COSTLY invaluableness n. invaluably adv …   English World dictionary

  • invaluable — adj. VERBS ▪ be, prove ▪ become ▪ remain ▪ make sb/sth ▪ His knowledge of the area made him invaluable …   Collocations dictionary

  • invaluable — in|val|u|a|ble [ınˈvæljuəbəl, jubəl US ˈvæljubəl] adj extremely useful invaluable to/for ▪ Your advice has been invaluable to us. invaluable in/for (doing) sth ▪ This help was invaluable in focusing my ideas. ▪ The internet is an invaluable… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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