worthadjectiveuk /wɜːθ/ us /wɝːθ/
worth adjective (MONEY)
- "I paid £2,000 for this car." "You've been had, mate. It's not worth more than £1,000."
- Thieves broke the shop window and carried off jewellery worth thousands of pounds.
- Buying those shares was a very far-sighted move - they must be worth ten times their original value now.
- Any painting by Van Gogh is worth a fortune.
- The country exports goods worth $600 million per annum.
worth adjective (IMPORTANCE)
- This is a movie worth seeing for its effects alone.
- Only a few people are successful as sports professionals, but it's worth giving it a go.
- We need to assess whether the project is worth doing.
- It's a steep climb to the top of the mountain, but the view is worth it.
- You could ask him if he's willing - it's worth a try.
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worthnounuk /wɜːθ/ us /wɝːθ/
worth noun (MONEY)
worth noun (IMPORTANCE)
- He proved his worth to the team by scoring two goals in the final.
- He behaved like a person of great worth.
- His worth to the school was incalculable.
- The anti-lock brakes proved their worth when the car was nearly involved in an accident.
- It was hard to assess the worth of his contribution to the discussion.
worth noun (AMOUNT)