Associations to the word «Worth»


WORTH, preposition. Having a value of; proper to be exchanged for.
WORTH, preposition. Deserving of.
WORTH, preposition. (obsolete) (except in Scots) Valuable, worth while.
WORTH, preposition. Making a fair equivalent of, repaying or compensating.
WORTH, noun. (countable) Value.
WORTH, noun. (uncountable) Merit, excellence.
WORTH, verb. (obsolete) (except in set phrases) To be, become, betide.
WORTH, proper noun. A surname​.
WORTH A JEW'S EYE, adjective. (idiomatic) of high value.
WORTH A TRY, adjective. Deserving of an attempt.
WORTH EVERY PENNY, adjective. (idiomatic) Completely worthwhile.
WORTH IT, adjective. Worth doing; worth the time, effort, etc.
WORTH ITS WEIGHT IN GOLD, adjective. (idiomatic) Very valuable.
WORTH ONE'S SALT, adjective. (idiomatic) Competent or adept
WORTH ONE'S WEIGHT IN SALT, adjective. Worth one's salt.
WORTH ONE'S WHILE, adjective. (idiomatic) Good and important enough for one to spend time, effort, or money on.
WORTH WHILE, adjective. Alternative spelling of worthwhile

Dictionary definition

WORTH, noun. An indefinite quantity of something having a specified value; "10 dollars worth of gasoline".
WORTH, noun. The quality that renders something desirable or valuable or useful.
WORTH, noun. French couturier (born in England) regarded as the founder of Parisian haute couture; noted for introducing the bustle (1825-1895).
WORTH, adjective. Worthy of being treated in a particular way; "an idea worth considering"; "the deserving poor" (often used ironically).
WORTH, adjective. Having a specified value; "not worth his salt"; "worth her weight in gold".

Wise words

One merit of poetry few persons will deny: it says more and in fewer words than prose.