Found 3 items, similar to Worth.
English → Indonesian
English → English
adj 1: having sufficient worth; “an idea worth considering”
cause deserving or meriting support”
; “the deserving
(often used ironically) [syn: deserving(p)
2: having a specified value; “not worth his salt”
; “worth her
weight in gold”
n 1: an indefinite quantity of something having a specified
value; “10 dollars worth of gasoline”
2: the quality that renders something desirable or valuable or
useful [ant: worthlessness
3: French couturier (born in England) regarded as the founder
of Parisian haute couture; noted for introducing the
bustle (1825-1895) [syn: Charles Frederick Worth
English → English
, v. i. [OE. worthen, wur[thorn]en, to become, AS.
weor[eth]an; akin to OS. wer[eth]an, D. worden, G. werden,
OHG. werdan, Icel. ver[eth]a, Sw. varda, Goth. wa['i]rpan, L.
vertere to turn, Skr. v[.r]t, v. i., to turn, to roll, to
become. [root]143. Cf. Verse
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
I counsel . . . to let the cat worthe. --Piers
He worth upon [got upon] his steed gray. --Chaucer.
, a. [OE. worth, wur[thorn], AS. weor[eth], wurE;
akin to OFries. werth, OS. wer[eth], D. waard, OHG. werd, G.
wert, werth, Icel. ver[eth]r, Sw. v["a]rd, Dan. v[ae]rd,
Goth. wa['i]rps, and perhaps to E. wary. Cf. Stalwart
an article of merchandise, Worship
1. Valuable; of worthy; estimable; also, worth while. [Obs.]
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.
If your arguments produce no conviction, they are
worth nothing to me. --Beattie.
3. Deserving of; -- in a good or bad sense, but chiefly in a
To reign is worth ambition, though in hell.
This is life indeed, life worth preserving.
4. Having possessions equal to; having wealth or estate to
the value of.
At Geneva are merchants reckoned worth twenty
hundred crowns. --Addison.
, or Worth the while
. See under While
, n. [OE. worth, wur[thorn], AS. weor[eth],
wur[eth]; weor[eth], wur[eth], adj. See Worth
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.
As none but she, who in that court did dwell,
Could know such worth, or worth describe so well.
To think how modest worth neglected lies.
Syn: Desert; merit; excellence; price; rate.