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Adjective: worth  wurth
  1. Having a specified value
    "not worth his salt"; "worth her weight in gold"; "an appraisal determined the antique carved chair was worth $900"
     
  2. (often used ironically) worthy of being treated in a particular way
    "an idea worth considering";
    - deserving
Noun: worth  wurth
  1. The quality that renders something desirable, valuable or useful
    "the Shakespearean Shylock is of dubious worth in the modern world";
    - merit, value
     
  2. An indefinite quantity of something having a specified value
    "10 dollars worth of petrol"
Noun: Worth  wurth
  1. French couturier (born in England) regarded as the founder of Parisian haute couture; noted for introducing the bustle (1825-1895)
    - Charles Frederick Worth

Derived forms: worths

See also: valuable, worthy

Type of: clothes designer, couturier, designer, fashion designer, indefinite quantity, quality

Antonym: worthlessness

Encyclopedia: Worth, Richard