|1.||worthy of; meriting or justifying: it's not worth discussing; an idea worth some thought|
|2.||having a value of: the book is worth 30 pounds|
|3.||for all one is worth to the utmost; to the full extent of one's powers or ability|
|4.||worth one's weight in gold extremely helpful, kind, etc|
|5.||high quality; excellence|
|7.||the amount or quantity of something of a specified value: five pounds worth of petrol|
|[Old English weorth; related to Old Saxon, Old High German werth (German Wert), Old Norse verthr, Gothic wairths]|
borough (district), administrative county of West Sussex, historic county of Sussex, England, on the English Channel. Road and railway links to London, 58 miles (93 km) northwest, have spurred Worthing's growth as a seaside resort and as a residential town for retired people. Its mild and notably sunny climate also favours the cultivation of salad crops in the vicinity. Area 12 square miles (32 square km). Pop. (2001) 97,540.
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