Search Result for "worth": 
Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (3)

1. an indefinite quantity of something having a specified value;
- Example: "10 dollars worth of gasoline"

2. the quality that renders something desirable or valuable or useful;

3. French couturier (born in England) regarded as the founder of Parisian haute couture; noted for introducing the bustle (1825-1895);
[syn: Worth, Charles Frederick Worth]


ADJECTIVE (2)

1. worthy of being treated in a particular way;
- Example: "an idea worth considering"
- Example: "the deserving poor" (often used ironically);
[syn: deserving, worth(p)]

2. having a specified value;
- Example: "not worth his salt"
- Example: "worth her weight in gold"

perl: warning: Please check that your locale settings:
	LANGUAGE = (unset),
	LC_ALL = (unset),
	LC_TIME = "tr_TR.UTF-8",
	LC_MONETARY = "tr_TR.UTF-8",
	LC_ADDRESS = "tr_TR.UTF-8",
	LC_TELEPHONE = "tr_TR.UTF-8",
	LC_NAME = "tr_TR.UTF-8",
	LC_MEASUREMENT = "tr_TR.UTF-8",
	LC_IDENTIFICATION = "tr_TR.UTF-8",
	LC_NUMERIC = "tr_TR.UTF-8",
	LC_PAPER = "tr_TR.UTF-8",
	LANG = "C"
    are supported and installed on your system.
perl: warning: Falling back to the standard locale ("C").
10 definitions retrieved:

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Worth \Worth\, 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, -ward, Weird.] 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. [1913 Webster] I counsel . . . to let the cat worthe. --Piers Plowman. [1913 Webster] He worth upon [got upon] his steed gray. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Worth \Worth\, 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[aum]rd, Dan. v[ae]rd, Goth. wa['i]rps, and perhaps to E. wary. Cf. Stalwart, Ware an article of merchandise, Worship.] [1913 Webster] 1. Valuable; of worthy; estimable; also, worth while. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] It was not worth to make it wise. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster] 2. Equal in value to; furnishing an equivalent for; proper to be exchanged for. [1913 Webster] A ring he hath of mine worth forty ducats. --Shak. [1913 Webster] All our doings without charity are nothing worth. --Bk. of Com. Prayer. [1913 Webster] If your arguments produce no conviction, they are worth nothing to me. --Beattie. [1913 Webster] 3. Deserving of; -- in a good or bad sense, but chiefly in a good sense. [1913 Webster] To reign is worth ambition, though in hell. --Milton. [1913 Webster] This is life indeed, life worth preserving. --Addison. [1913 Webster] 4. Having possessions equal to; having wealth or estate to the value of. [1913 Webster] At Geneva are merchants reckoned worth twenty hundred crowns. --Addison. [1913 Webster] Worth while, or Worth the while. See under While, n. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Worth \Worth\, n. [OE. worth, wur[thorn], AS. weor[eth], wur[eth]; weor[eth], wur[eth], adj. See Worth, a.] [1913 Webster] 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. [1913 Webster] What 's worth in anything But so much money as 't will bring? --Hudibras. [1913 Webster] 2. Value in respect of moral or personal qualities; excellence; virtue; eminence; desert; merit; usefulness; as, a man or magistrate of great worth. [1913 Webster] To be of worth, and worthy estimation. --Shak. [1913 Webster] As none but she, who in that court did dwell, Could know such worth, or worth describe so well. --Waller. [1913 Webster] To think how modest worth neglected lies. --Shenstone. [1913 Webster] Syn: Desert; merit; excellence; price; rate. [1913 Webster] [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

worth adj 1: worthy of being treated in a particular way; "an idea worth considering"; "the deserving poor" (often used ironically) [syn: deserving, worth(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: ineptitude, worthlessness] 3: French couturier (born in England) regarded as the founder of Parisian haute couture; noted for introducing the bustle (1825-1895) [syn: Worth, Charles Frederick Worth]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

140 Moby Thesaurus words for "worth": accent, account, ad valorem, advantage, advantageousness, agreeableness, appraised, approbation, approval, assessed, auspiciousness, avail, behalf, behoof, beneficialness, benefit, benevolence, benignity, blessed with, caliber, class, cogency, concern, concernment, consequence, consequentiality, consideration, convenience, conversion factor, credit, dearness, desert, emphasis, enfeoffed, esteem, estimation, evaluated, excellence, expedience, extraordinary worth, face, face value, fairness, favor, favorableness, fineness, first-rateness, fortune, good for, goodliness, goodness, grace, great price, great value, having, having and holding, healthiness, helpfulness, high order, high rank, holding, honor, import, importance, in possession of, interest, invaluableness, kindness, landed, landholding, landowning, mark, market value, master of, materiality, merit, moment, net worth, niceness, note, occupying, owning, par value, paramountcy, pennyworth, percentage, perfection, pleasantness, point, possessed of, possessing, precedence, preciousness, preeminence, price, priced, pricelessness, primacy, priority, prized, pro rata, profit, profitableness, propertied, property, property-owning, quality, rate, rated, regard, resources, respect, rewardingness, riches, seized of, self-importance, service, significance, skillfulness, soundness, stature, stress, substance, superiority, supremacy, tenured, use, usefulness, utility, validity, valuableness, valuation, value, value received, valued, valued at, virtue, virtuousness, weight, wholeness
U.S. Gazetteer Counties (2000):

Worth -- U.S. County in Iowa Population (2000): 7909 Housing Units (2000): 3534 Land area (2000): 399.997159 sq. miles (1035.987843 sq. km) Water area (2000): 1.713199 sq. miles (4.437166 sq. km) Total area (2000): 401.710358 sq. miles (1040.425009 sq. km) Located within: Iowa (IA), FIPS 19 Location: 43.364399 N, 93.265609 W Headwords: Worth Worth, IA Worth County Worth County, IA
U.S. Gazetteer Counties (2000):

Worth -- U.S. County in Missouri Population (2000): 2382 Housing Units (2000): 1245 Land area (2000): 266.520008 sq. miles (690.283622 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.232997 sq. miles (0.603460 sq. km) Total area (2000): 266.753005 sq. miles (690.887082 sq. km) Located within: Missouri (MO), FIPS 29 Location: 40.475472 N, 94.427608 W Headwords: Worth Worth, MO Worth County Worth County, MO
U.S. Gazetteer Counties (2000):

Worth -- U.S. County in Georgia Population (2000): 21967 Housing Units (2000): 9086 Land area (2000): 569.727003 sq. miles (1475.586100 sq. km) Water area (2000): 4.856238 sq. miles (12.577598 sq. km) Total area (2000): 574.583241 sq. miles (1488.163698 sq. km) Located within: Georgia (GA), FIPS 13 Location: 31.556977 N, 83.840672 W Headwords: Worth Worth, GA Worth County Worth County, GA
U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000):

Worth, MO -- U.S. town in Missouri Population (2000): 94 Housing Units (2000): 50 Land area (2000): 0.248171 sq. miles (0.642759 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.248171 sq. miles (0.642759 sq. km) FIPS code: 81070 Located within: Missouri (MO), FIPS 29 Location: 40.405489 N, 94.447079 W ZIP Codes (1990): 64499 Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs. Headwords: Worth, MO Worth
U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000):

Worth, IL -- U.S. village in Illinois Population (2000): 11047 Housing Units (2000): 4513 Land area (2000): 2.383681 sq. miles (6.173705 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.022083 sq. miles (0.057194 sq. km) Total area (2000): 2.405764 sq. miles (6.230899 sq. km) FIPS code: 83518 Located within: Illinois (IL), FIPS 17 Location: 41.688827 N, 87.792659 W ZIP Codes (1990): 60482 Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs. Headwords: Worth, IL Worth