adj governing a noun with prepositional force
1 worthy of; meriting or justifying
it's not worth discussing, an idea worth some thought
2 having a value of
the book is worth 30 pounds
for all one is worth to the utmost; to the full extent of one's powers or ability
worth one's weight in gold extremely helpful, kind, etc.
5 high quality; excellence
7 the amount or quantity of something of a specified value
five pounds worth of petrol
(Old English weorth; related to Old Saxon, Old High German werth (German Wert), Old Norse verthr, Gothic wairths)
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