Translation of "worth" - English-Japanese dictionary

worth

adjective uk /wɜːθ/ us /wɜrθ/
be worth something

B1 to have a particular value, especially in money

~の価値がある
Our house is worth about £300,000.
be worth it

B1 to be useful or enjoyable despite needing a lot of effort

それだけの価値がある
It was a long climb up the mountain, but the view was worth it.
be worth doing, seeing, trying, etc.

B1 to be useful or enjoyable to do, see, try, etc.

するだけの、見る、やってみる価値がある等
It’s not as good as his last book, but it’s definitely worth reading.
be worth your/its weight in gold

to be very useful or helpful

非常にすばらしい, 非常に役立つ
This recipe book is worth its weight in gold – it tells you everything you need to know about baking.
noun uk /wɜːθ/ us /wɜrθ/
£20, $100, etc. worth

the amount of something that you can buy for £20, $100, etc.

£20 ($100) 分の
I’ve put £2 worth of stamps on the letter.
$20, $100, etc. worth

the amount of something that you can buy for $20, $100, etc.

£20 ($100) 分の
I’d like $20 worth of gas, please.
a month’s, year’s, etc. worth

the amount of something that can be done or used in a month, year, etc.

1ヵ月分(1年分)の
The prize was a year’s worth of free groceries.

(Translation of “worth” from the Cambridge English–Japanese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)