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wor·thy

 (wûr′thē)
adj. wor·thi·er, wor·thi·est
1. Having worth, merit, or value: a worthy cause.
2. Honorable; admirable: a worthy fellow.
3. Having sufficient worth; deserving: worthy to be revered; worthy of acclaim.
n. pl. wor·thies
An eminent or distinguished person.

wor′thi·ly adv.
wor′thi·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.worthily - in a worthy manner; with worthiness
Translations
بِجَدارَه
méltóképpenérdemesenérdemlegesenméltán
virîulega
dôstojne
yakışacak şekilde

worthily

[ˈwɜːðɪlɪ] ADVdignamente
he worthily represented his countryrepresentó a su país dignamente
to respond worthily to an occasionestar a la altura de las circunstancias

worthily

worth

(wəːθ) noun
value. These books are of little or no worth; She sold fifty dollars' worth of tickets.
adjective
1. equal in value to. Each of these stamps is worth a cent.
2. good enough for. His suggestion is worth considering: The exhibition is well worth a visit.
ˈworthless adjective
of no value. worthless old coins.
ˈworthlessly adverb
ˈworthlessness noun
ˈworthy (-ði) adjective
1. good and deserving. I willingly give money to a worthy cause.
2. (with of) deserving. She was not worthy of the honour given to her.
3. (with of) typical of, suited to, or in keeping with. a performance worthy of a champion.
4. of great enough importance etc. She was not thought worthy to be presented to the king.
nounplural ˈworthies
a highly respected person.
ˈworthily adverb
ˈworthiness noun
-worthy
1. deserving; fit for. a blameworthy act.
2. fit for its appropriate use. a seaworthy ship.
worthˈwhile adjective
deserving attention, time and effort etc. a worthwhile cause; It isn't worthwhile to ask him – he'll only refuse.
for all one is worth
using all one's efforts, strength etc. He swam for all he was worth towards the shore.
References in classic literature ?
and the ardent passion of the public was bound to respond worthily to the greatness of the enterprise.
Whoever achieves such an object worthily, will leave a monument to his own reputation.
Every courtier considers himself bound to maintain his position worthily.
And I suppose," said Laurence, "there were men who knew how to act worthily of what they felt.
Nobody dared to whisper that the Art of painting had in anywise been improved or worthily enlarged in its sphere by any modern professors.
D'Artagnan the elder, "--an honor to which, remember, your ancient nobility gives you the right--sustain worthily your name of gentleman, which has been worthily borne by your ancestors for five hundred years, both for your own sake and the sake of those who belong to you.
You will have sacrificed yourself, and will have the happiness which follows that when it is worthily done.
I hope I may pay your cheer more worthily, the next time I ride by.
When the spectral procession approached the altar, each couple separated, and slowly diverged, till, in the centre, appeared a form, that had been worthily ushered in with all this gloomy pomp, the death knell, and the funeral.
Madame, I have just performed my first royal action, and I hope it will worthily inaugurate my reign.
His important task kept him, of course, in France, but his young wife, whose beauty and devotion to her King were well known, represented him worthily at Headquarters, where his own appearances were extremely rare.
The very scene of the Annunciation--an event which has been commemorated by splendid shrines and august temples all over the civilized world, and one which the princes of art have made it their loftiest ambition to picture worthily on their canvas; a spot whose history is familiar to the very children of every house, and city, and obscure hamlet of the furthest lands of Christendom; a spot which myriads of men would toil across the breadth of a world to see, would consider it a priceless privilege to look upon.