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worth



Pronunciation: (wûrth), [key]
prep.
1. good or important enough to justify (what is specified): advice worth taking; a place worth visiting.
2. having a value of, or equal in value to, as in money: This vase is worth 12 dollars.
3. having property to the value or amount of: They are worth millions.

n.
1. excellence of character or quality as commanding esteem: women of worth.
2. usefulness or importance, as to the world, to a person, or for a purpose: Your worth to the world is inestimable.
3. value, as in money.
4. a quantity of something of a specified value: ten cents' worth of candy.
5. wealth; riches; property or possessions: net worth.
6. for all one is worth, Informal.to the utmost: He ran for all he was worth.

worth



Pronunciation: (wûrth), [key]
v.i. Archaic.
to happen or betide: woe worth the day.

Worth



Pronunciation: (wûrth), [key]
n.
a town in NE Illinois. 11,592.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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