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Worth meaning

worth - 9 dictionary results

  1. 1. Equal in value to; furnishing an equivalent for; proper to be exchanged for.
  2. 2. Having possessions equal to; having wealth or estate to the value of.
  3. 3. That quality of a thing which renders it valuable or useful; sum of valuable qualities which render anything useful and sought; value; hence, often, value as expressed in a standard, as money; equivalent in exchange; price.
  4. 4. Value in respect of moral or personal qualities; excellence; virtue; eminence; desert; merit; usefulness; as, a man or magistrate of great worth.
  5. 5. The principal which, drawing interest at a given rate, will amount to the given sum at the date on which this is to be paid; thus, interest being at 6%, the present value of $ 106 due one year hence is $ 100.
  6. 6. To be; to become; to betide; -- now used only in the phrases, woe worth the day, woe worth the man, etc., in which the verb is in the imperative, and the nouns day, man, etc., are in the dative. Woe be to the day, woe be to the man, etc., are equivalent phrases.
  7. 7. Valuable; of worthy; estimable; also, worth while.
  8. 8. Deserving of; - in a good or bad sense, but chiefly in a good sense.
  9. 9. Value; price; moral excellence; importance.

worth - examples of usage

  1. Do you really think it's worth it? - "Night and Day", Virginia Woolf.
  2. " Yes, because he would do something worth while; he would write a book. - "Night and Day", Virginia Woolf.
  3. I think it's the only thing worth doing." - "Night and Day", Virginia Woolf.
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