worth

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noun
ADJECTIVE
real, true

They don't appreciate her real worth.

inherent, intrinsic

Study has an intrinsic worth, as well as helping you achieve your goals.

human, individual, own, personal, self
moral
proven

They are looking for a new sales manager of proven worth.

economic, financial, market

Some experts doubt the economic worth of the project.

The insurance company agreed to pay the car's current market worth.

estimated
net
literary, musical
VERB + WORTH
have
demonstrate, prove

The emergency lighting has proved its worth this year.

appreciate, determine, judge, know, measure

They don't appreciate her true worth.

She knows her own worth.

doubt, question
find out, learn, realize, recognize

I only found out its real worth when I tried to buy another one.

assess, estimate
increase

Cutting out the debts will increase your net worth.

PREPOSITION
of worth

He never contributed anything of worth to the conversation.

worth to

This necklace isn't worth anything in money terms, but its worth to me is incalculable.

PHRASES
a sense of (your own) worth

She has no sense of her own worth.

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adj.
VERBS
be, prove
become
seem
make sth
find sth
consider sth, think sth

Most of the candidates were not considered worth interviewing.

ADVERB
really, well

This book is well worth reading.

certainly, definitely
barely, hardly, scarcely

It's so unimportant it's hardly worth mentioning.

almost
potentially
probably
reportedly
always

It's always worth seeing if you can get a cheap last-minute deal.

PREPOSITION
to

This order is potentially worth millions of pounds to the company.


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