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English definition of “worth”

worth

adjective
 
 
/wɜːθ/
be worth sth B1 to have a particular value, especially in money: Our house is worth about 600,000 euros.Costs and expenses
be worth doing/seeing/trying, etc B1 to be useful or enjoyable to do/see/try, etc: It's not as good as his last book but it's definitely worth reading.Useful or advantageous
be worth it B1 to be useful or enjoyable despite needing a lot of effort: It was a long climb up the mountain but the view was worth it. Don't bother complaining - it's really not worth it.Useful or advantageous
be worth your while If it is worth your while doing something, it is useful or enjoyable despite needing a lot of effort: It isn't worth my while going all that way just for one day.Useful or advantageous
(Definition of worth adjective from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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