The English word "worth" is used to specify the value ascribed to something. For example:

  • My car is worth more than your house.
  • Win prizes worth up to $100!
  • Not worth the trouble.

This use is grammatically unusual; it has variously been described as a preposition and an adjective. It is also uncommon across languages; many use nouns or verbs for the same purpose.

It can also be a noun, as in "That is of little worth.".

This tag is for questions related to the word and its etymology, grammar, or usage.

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