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1 worth /ˈwɚθ/ preposition
1 worth
/ˈwɚθ/
preposition
Learner's definition of WORTH
used to indicate the value of something
: having money and possessions equal in value to (an amount)
: good, valuable, or important enough for (something) : deserving of (something)

a bird in the hand is worth two in the bush

see bird

a picture is worth a thousand words

used to say that it is often easier to show something in a picture than to describe it with words

for all something or someone is worth

: to the fullest extent possible : as much as possible or with as much effort as possible

for what it's worth

used to say that you are not sure how helpful something you are about to say will be

not worth the candle

see candle

worth your salt

see 1salt

worth your weight in gold

see 1gold
2 worth /ˈwɚθ/ noun
2 worth
/ˈwɚθ/
noun
Learner's definition of WORTH
[noncount]
: an amount of something that has a specified value, that lasts for a specified length of time, etc. + of
: the amount of money that something is worth : value
: usefulness or importance : value

your money's worth

see money
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