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.
Pronunciation: (wûrth),[key] —v.i.Archaic. to happen or betide: woe worth the day.
Pronunciation: (wûrth),[key] —n. a town in NE Illinois. 11,592.