• worth Definition & Synonyms
- () The principal which, drawing interest at a given rate, will amount to the given sum at the date on which this is to be paid; thus, interest being at 6%, the present value of $106 due one year hence is $100.
- (v. i.) To be; to become; to betide; -- now used only in the phrases, woe worth the day, woe worth the man, etc., in which the verb is in the imperative, and the nouns day, man, etc., are in the dative. Woe be to the day, woe be to the man, etc., are equivalent phrases.
- (a.) That quality of a thing which renders it valuable or useful; sum of valuable qualities which render anything useful and sought; value; hence, often, value as expressed in a standard, as money; equivalent in exchange; price.
- (a.) Deserving of; -- in a good or bad sense, but chiefly in a good sense.
- (a.) Equal in value to; furnishing an equivalent for; proper to be exchanged for.
- (a.) Valuable; of worthy; estimable; also, worth while.
- (a.) Value in respect of moral or personal qualities; excellence; virtue; eminence; desert; merit; usefulness; as, a man or magistrate of great worth.
- (a.) Having possessions equal to; having wealth or estate to the value of.
• Worthies Definition & Synonyms
- (pl. ) of Worthy
• Worthiness Definition & Synonyms
- (n.) The quality or state of being worthy; desert; merit; excellence; dignity; virtue; worth.