HyperDic: worth

English > 5 senses of the word worth / Worth:
ADJECTIVEallworth, deservingworthy of being treated in a particular way
allworthhaving a specified value
NOUNquantityworthan indefinite quantity of something having a specified value
attributeworththe quality that renders something desirable or valuable or useful
person Worth, Charles Frederick WorthFrench couturier (born in England) regarded as the founder of Parisian haute couture
worth / Worth > pronunciation
Soundswer'th
Rhymesberth ... Wordsworth: 17 rhymes with erth...
English > worth: 5 senses > adjective 1
MeaningWorthy of being treated in a particular way.
Example"an idea worth considering"
Synonymdeserving
BroaderworthyHaving worth or merit or value
Usage ofironyA trope that involves incongruity between what is expected and what occurs
Spanishdigno, merecedor, meritorio
Catalandigne, mereixedor, meritori
Nounsworththe quality that renders something desirable or valuable or useful
English > worth: 5 senses > adjective 2
MeaningHaving a specified value.
Examples
  • "not worth his salt"
  • "worth her weight in gold"
BroadervaluableHaving great material or monetary value especially for use or exchange
Spanishtasado, valorado
Nounsworthan indefinite quantity of something having a specified value
English > worth: 5 senses > noun 1, quantity
MeaningAn indefinite quantity of something having a specified value.
Example"10 dollars worth of gasoline"
Narrowerhalfpennyworth, ha'p'orthThe amount that can be bought for a halfpenny
pennyworth, penn'orthThe amount that can be bought for a penny
Broaderindefinite quantityAn estimated quantity
Spanishvalor
Adjectivesworthhaving a specified value
English > worth: 5 senses > noun 2, attribute
MeaningThe quality that renders something desirable or valuable or useful.
Narrowerdemerit, faultThe quality of being inadequate / inadequate or falling ... / falling short of perfection / perfection
merit, virtueAny admirable quality or attribute
praisworthinessThe property of deserving praise
priceThe high value or worth of something
valueThe quality (positive or negative) that renders something desirable or valuable
worthwhilenessValue sufficient to repay time or effort spent
BroaderqualityAn essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone
Oppositeworthlessness, ineptitudeHaving no qualities that would render it valuable or useful
Spanishimportancia
Catalanimportància, valor
Adjectivesworthworthy of being treated in a particular way
worthyhaving worth or merit or value
English > Worth: 5 senses > noun 3, person
MeaningFrench couturier (born in England) regarded as the founder of Parisian haute couture; noted for introducing the bustle (1825-1895).
SynonymCharles Frederick Worth
Instance ofcouturier, fashion designer, clothes designer, designersomeone who designs clothing
SpanishCharles Frederick Worth
CatalanCharles Frederick Worth

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