Valuable vs Successful - What's the difference?

valuable | successful |


As adjectives the difference between valuable and successful

is that valuable is having a great value while successful is resulting in success; assuring, or promotive of, success; accomplishing what was proposed; having the desired effect; prosperous; fortunate; happy.

As a noun valuable

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

valuable

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Having a great value.
  • valuable gemstones
  • estimable; deserving esteem
  • a valuable''' friend; a '''valuable companion

    Synonyms

    * (l), (l)

    Antonyms

    * worthless

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • a personal possession such as jewellery, of relatively great monetary value; — usually used in plural form.
  • successful

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Resulting in success; assuring, or promotive of, success; accomplishing what was proposed; having the desired effect; prosperous; fortunate; happy
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    Synonyms

    * efficacious, effective, fruitful, rewarding, accomplished, profitable

    Antonyms

    * unsuccessful * failed

    Derived terms

    * successfully * successfulness