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Definitions of worth

  1.   French couturier born in England regarded as the founder of Parisian haute couture noted for introducing the bustle 1825 1895
  2.   having sufficient worth an idea worth considering a cause deserving or meriting support the deserving poor often used ironically
  3.   having a specified value a house valued at a million dollars not worth his salt worth her weight in gold
  4.   an indefinite quantity of something having a specified value 10 dollars worth of gasoline
  5.   the quality that renders something desirable or valuable or useful
  6.   having a specified value not worth his salt worth her weight in gold
  7.   Equal in value to furnishing an equivalent for proper to be exchanged for
  8.   Having possessions equal to having wealth or estate to the value of
  9.   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
  10.   Value in respect of moral or personal qualities excellence virtue eminence desert merit usefulness as a man or magistrate of great worth
  11.   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
  12.   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
  13.   Valuable of worthy estimable also worth while
  14.   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
  15.   Deserving of in a good or bad sense but chiefly in a good sense
  16.   That which makes a thing useful or valuable hence value or price moral value excellence or virtue as a man of sterling worth
  17.   Equal in value to having estate or wealth to the value of deserving of meriting
  18.   Value that quality which renders a thing valuable price moral excellence importance
  19.   Equal in value to deserving of
  20.   Be
  21.   In the phrase WOE WORTH sig woe be to
  22.   Value price moral excellence importance
  23.   Having value equal in value to exchangeable for
  24.   Deserving of
  25.   That quality which renders a thing useful or desirable value excellence
  26.   High personal character merit virtue
  27.   Equal in value to deserving of equal in possessions to having estate to the value of Worthiest of blood denoting the preference of sons to daughters in the descent of estates
  28.   That quality of a thing which renders a thing of value value price value of mental or moral qualities virtue desert merit importance valuable qualities excellence
  29.   A termination in names signifying a farm or court as in Wordsworth
  30.   To befall to betide as woe worth the day
  31.   That quality of a thing which gives to it a value price rate excellence merit usefulness comparative importance
  32.   Equal in value to deserving of having an estate or means to the value of

Quotes of worth

  1. The most worth -while thing is to try to put happiness into the lives of others – Robert Baden-Powell
  2. Any Reform Bill which is worth a moment's thought or the smallest effort to carry it must at least double and it ought to do much more than double the representation of the metropolitan boroughs and of all the great cities of the United Kingdom – John Bright
  3. A born poet knows in his cradle that a poetic life is the only life worth living – James Broughton
  4. I don't pretend we have all the answers But the questions are certainly worth thinking about – Arthur C. Clarke
  5. Sometimes it would be nice to just have some red wine with dinner but it's not worth the risk I have a great life a great situation Why would I want to risk self -destructive behaviour – Kristin Davis
  6. The beauty the poetry of the fear in their eyes I didn't mind going to jail for what five six hours It was absolutely worth it – Johnny Depp
  7. Does that mean we should give up Probably But there are two issues worth considering The first is is it really true that drugs destroy the integrity of the game – Malcolm Gladwell
  8. Life is an end in itself and the only question as to whether it is worth living is whether you have had enough of it – Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
  9. The things that one most wants to do are the things that are probably most worth doing – Winifred Holtby
  10. I attempt an arduous task but there is no worth in that which is not a difficult achievement – Ovid
  11. A minute of perfection was worth the effort A moment was the most you could ever expect from perfection – Chuck Palahniuk
  12. No battle is worth fighting except the last one – J. Enoch Powell
  13. The only solutions that are ever worth anything are the solutions that people find themselves – Satyajit Ray
  14. A thorough knowledge of the Bible is worth more than a college education – Theodore Roosevelt
  15. To be taken into account were some years of schooling where I studied with diligence Neptune's laws and these laws I tried to obey when I sailed overseas it was worth the while – Joshua Slocum

Usage examples for worth

  1. Do you think I am worth more than that sir – Hills of the Shatemuc by Susan Warner
  2. What do you think our pearls are worth – The Second String by Nat Gould
  3. Without me life would be worth nothing – Eastern Tales by Many Story Tellers by Various
  4. You ought to look these fellows over they're worth it – The Underdog by F. Hopkinson Smith
  5. They are worth a good deal of money – By Right of Purchase by Harold Bindloss
  6. I'm worth it eh – The Sweep Winner by Nat Gould
  7. She's worth the trouble if you like a pretty face – The House Behind the Cedars by Charles W. Chesnutt
  8. It is not worth that – The Last Hope by Henry Seton Merriman
  9. The other way isn't worth trying – Tom Slade Motorcycle Dispatch Bearer by Percy Keese Fitzhugh
  10. It can't be helped the news I bring will be worth a horse or two anyhow – On the Heels of De Wet by The Intelligence Officer
  11. “ I neither know nor care it would be worth a few – Stingaree by E. W. (Ernest William) Hornung
  12. Everything seems so much worth while here – The Boy With the U. S. Fisheries by Francis Rolt-Wheeler
  13. But I wasn't worth doing wrong for nothing is in this world – Silas Marner The Weaver of Raveloe by George Eliot
  14. But it was not worth while – The Hunt Ball Mystery by Magnay, William
  15. It is well worth while to do this – The Truth About Woman by C. Gasquoine Hartley
  16. However he was worth yes all that – Santa Claus's Partner by Thomas Nelson Page
  17. I'm able if I think it worth while to give you what you ask – Carmen's Messenger by Harold Bindloss
  18. It seems hardly worth while to have come so far for two days ” – The Fruit of the Tree by Edith Wharton
  19. How much are you worth to yourself – What a Young Woman Ought to Know by Mary Wood-Allen
  20. “ I was never worth while – The Judgment House by Gilbert Parker

Rhymes for worth