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worth

1. having a value of
2. value, price
3. the amount or quantity of something of a specified value
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Beaver was valued at two dollars per skin, though worth five dollars.
I go there every year shooting, and your forest's worth a hundred and fifty roubles and acre paid down, while he's giving you sixty by installments.
But there were a hundred as good painters as Monet who couldn't sell their pictures at that time, and their pictures are worth nothing still.
Further than that, the main part of the instrument is being made under the supervision of Sir Meyville Worth, in a large workshop erected on his estate in a village near Brancaster in Norfolk.
Cruncher, with unconscious inconsistency, "that the worth of YOUR prayers may be?
Besides, when he can't work any more, an' ain't worth a cent, he'll be worth just a plumb million to me, an' if anybody offered it, I'd raise the price.
Pa will be in no hurry to give me more money soon, and I want, at this moment, near a hundred dollars' worth of articles of dress to make a decent appearance.
He stood a little while hesitating, as if doubtful whether to take it or no; but I pressed it on him, and made him accept it, and it was not much less worth than his leather pouch full of Spanish gold; no, though it were to be reckoned as if at London, whereas it was worth twice as much there, where I gave it him.
Seats at it were worth -- well, you would never believe the figure, so it is no use to state it.
Lady Russell confessed she had expected something better; but yet "it was an acquaintance worth having;" and when Anne ventured to speak her opinion of them to Mr Elliot, he agreed to their being nothing in themselves, but still maintained that, as a family connexion, as good company, as those who would collect good company around them, they had their value.
No, Jack; it will be worth more than a thousand dollars--when you get it done.
It was worth while undergoing the gene of it to know that one was perfectly fit.