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Princeton's WordNet

  1. worth(noun)

    an indefinite quantity of something having a specified value

    "10 dollars worth of gasoline"

    ineptitude, worthlessness, worthless, unworthy

  2. worth(noun)

    the quality that renders something desirable or valuable or useful

    worthlessness, ineptitude, unworthy, worthless

  3. Worth, Charles Frederick Worth(adj)

    French couturier (born in England) regarded as the founder of Parisian haute couture; noted for introducing the bustle (1825-1895)

    ineptitude, worthlessness, unworthy, worthless

  4. deserving, worth(p)(adj)

    worthy of being treated in a particular way

    "an idea worth considering"; "the deserving poor" (often used ironically)

    ineptitude, worthlessness, worthless, unworthy

  5. worth(p)(adj)

    having a specified value

    "not worth his salt"; "worth her weight in gold"

    ineptitude, worthlessness, unworthy, worthless

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. worth

    The cost of a thing is all that has been expended upon it, whether in discovery, production, refinement, decoration, transportation, or otherwise, to bring it to its present condition in the hands of its present possessor; the price of a thing is what the seller asks for it. In regular business, as a rule, the seller's price on his wares must be more than their cost to him; when goods are sold, the price the buyer has paid becomes their cost to himself. In exceptional cases, when goods are sold at cost, the seller's price is made the same as the cost of the goods to him, the cost to the seller and the cost to the buyer becoming then identical. Price always implies that an article is for sale; what a man will not sell he declines to put a price on; hence the significance of the taunting proverb that "every man has his price." Value is the estimated equivalent for an article, whether the article is for sale or not; the market value is what it would bring if exposed for sale in the open market; the intrinsic value is the inherent utility of the article considered by itself alone; the market value of an old and rare volume may be very great, while its intrinsic value may be practically nothing. Value has always more reference to others' estimation (literally, what the thing will avail with others) than worth, which regards the thing in and by itself; thus, intrinsic value is a weaker expression than intrinsic worth. Charge has especial reference to services, expense to minor outlays; as, the charges of a lawyer or physician; traveling expenses; household expenses.

    charge, cost, expenditure, expense, outlay, price, value

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. worth

    value, rate, estimate, price, merit, desert, excellence, rate

    inappreciableness, cheapness, worthlessness, demerit

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. worth(n.)

    merit, desert, worthiness, excellence, virtue, credit

  2. worth(n.)

    value, price, cost

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. worth(n)

    worthiness, excellence, virtue, merit, integrity, honor, value

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  1. List of paraphrases for "worth":

    value, worthy, worthwhile, penalty, punishment, amounting, valued, sentence, useful, values, wurth, pity

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  1. Joseph Humire:

    The Maduro regime is a strategic ally of Beijing, so in some sense, this was expected, however, this is also happening elsewhere in the region. In a northern province of Argentina, called Jujuy, ZTE has sold a surveillance system with 600 cameras worth around $30 million, in neighboring Uruguay, theyve donated more than 2,000 surveillance cameras to reportedly monitor the borders with Argentina and Brazil. In Brazil, Huawei equipment is embedded in government infrastructure and some agencies,like itsCentral Bank.

  2. Deland Jessop:

    We don’t know exactly how big. But the decaf market is worth billions of dollars, so there is space there.

  3. Christian Schmidt:

    For Germany as an export country, the agreement is of great importance, we already export food worth 1.6 billion euros every year to the United States with a rising trend, so our agriculture also has an interest in the agreement.

  4. Anne Sansevero:

    She's telling her family and her health aides' life's not worth living. Please help me end it,' and she's stopped eating and getting out of bed.

  5. Adriano Enong:

    Our undercover agents killed two known drug peddlers in sting operations, there was a shootout between undercover police officers and drug peddlers when the men sensed they had sold 500 pesos ($10.80) worth of drugs to policemen.

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    • A. Ignorant
    • B. Contradictory
    • C. Demented
    • D. Stupid

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