worth meaning

EN[wɜːθ] [wɜrθ] [-ɜː(ɹ)θ] [-ɜ(ɹ)θ]
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    Definition of worth in English Dictionary

  • NounPLworthsSUF-worth
    1. NC Value.
      1. I’ll have a dollar's worth of candy, please.
      2. They have proven their worths as individual fighting men and their worth as a unit.
    2. NU Merit, excellence.
      1. Our new director is a man whose worth is well acknowledged.
  • VerbSGworthsPRworthingPTworthedPPworthedPPworthen
    1. OBS (except in set phrases) To be, become, betide.
    2. Preposition
      1. Having a value of; proper to be exchanged for.
        1. My house now is worth double what I paid for it.
        2. Cleanliness is the virtue most worth having but one.
      2. Deserving of.
        1. I think you’ll find my proposal worth your attention.
      3. OBS (except in Scots) Valuable, worth while.
        1. Making a fair equivalent of, repaying or compensating.
          1. This job is hardly worth the effort.
      4. More Examples
        1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
          • “This boodling was worth a hundred thousand pounds a year to the city,” they wrote.
          • Faced with a box full of hundreds of small parts and forty pages worth of assembly instructions, he could do little more than stand there and scratch his head.
          • The final started with £85m worth of striking talent on the bench as Carroll was a Liverpool substitute and Chelsea's Fernando Torres missed out on a starting place against his former club.
        2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
          • I reaped the benefit of the car dealerships' price war, getting my car for far less than it's worth.
          • omehow the combination didn’t make sense, but Cranston took it at face value, whatever that was worth.
      • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
        1. Nouns
          • Countable nouns
            • Singularia tantum
              • Uncountable nouns
            • Prepositions
              • Verbs
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              Source: Wiktionary

              Meaning of worth for the defined word.

              Grammatically, this word "worth" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun and a singularia tantum. It's also a preposition. It's also a verb.
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