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Worth

v. i.1.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.
I counsel . . . to let the cat worthe.
- Piers Plowman.
He worth upon [got upon] his steed gray.
- Chaucer.
a.1.
1.Valuable; of worthy; estimable; also, worth while.
It was not worth to make it wise.
- Chaucer.
2.Equal in value to; furnishing an equivalent for; proper to be exchanged for.
A ring he hath of mine worth forty ducats.
- Shak.
All our doings without charity are nothing worth.
- Bk. of Com. Prayer.
3.Deserving of; - in a good or bad sense, but chiefly in a good sense.
To reign is worth ambition, though in hell.
- Milton.
This is life indeed, life worth preserving.
- Addison.
4.Having possessions equal to; having wealth or estate to the value of.
Worth while
See under While, n.
n.1.
1.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.
What 's worth in anything
But so much money as 't will bring?
- Hudibras.
2.Value in respect of moral or personal qualities; excellence; virtue; eminence; desert; merit; usefulness; as, a man or magistrate of great worth.
To be of worth, and worthy estimation.
- Shak.
To think how modest worth neglected lies.
- Shenstone.
Noun1.worth - an indefinite quantity of something having a specified value; "10 dollars worth of gasoline"
2.worth - the quality that renders something desirable or valuable or useful
Antonyms:
worthlessness - having no qualities that would render it valuable or useful; "the drill sergeant's intent was to convince all the recruits of their worthlessness"
3.Worth - French couturier (born in England) regarded as the founder of Parisian haute couture; noted for introducing the bustle (1825-1895)
Adj.1.worth - having sufficient worth; "an idea worth considering"; "a cause deserving or meriting support"; "the deserving poor" (often used ironically)
Synonyms: deserving, meriting
2.worth - having a specified value; "not worth his salt"; "worth her weight in gold"
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