Synonyms for worthy

Synonyms for (noun) worthy

Synonyms: worthy

Definition: an important, honorable person (word is often used humorously)

Usage: he told his story to some conservative worthies; local worthies rarely challenged the chief constable

Similar words: important person, influential person, personage

Definition: a person whose actions and opinions strongly influence the course of events

Synonyms for (adj) worthy

Synonyms: worthy, suitable, desirable

Definition: worthy of being chosen especially as a spouse

Usage: the parents found the girl suitable for their son

Similar words: eligible

Definition: qualified for or allowed or worthy of being chosen

Usage: eligible to run for office; eligible for retirement benefits; an eligible bachelor

Synonyms: worthy

Definition: having qualities or abilities that merit recognition in some way

Usage: behavior worthy of reprobation; a fact worthy of attention

Similar words: fit

Definition: meeting adequate standards for a purpose

Usage: a fit subject for discussion; it is fit and proper that you be there; water fit to drink; fit for duty; do as you see fit to

Synonyms: worthy

Definition: having worth or merit or value; being honorable or admirable

Usage: a worthy fellow; a worthy cause

Similar words: commendable, applaudable, praiseworthy, laudable

Definition: worthy of high praise

Usage: applaudable efforts to save the environment; a commendable sense of purpose; laudable motives of improving housing conditions; a significant and praiseworthy increase in computer intelligence

Similar words: creditable

Definition: worthy of often limited commendation

Usage: the student's effort on the essay--though not outstanding--was creditable

Similar words: cum laude

Definition: with honor; with academic distinction

Usage: a cum laude graduate

Similar words: deserving, worth

Definition: worthy of being treated in a particular way

Usage: an idea worth considering; the deserving poor (often used ironically)

Similar words: exemplary, model

Definition: worthy of imitation

Usage: exemplary behavior; model citizens

Similar words: magna cum laude

Definition: with high honor; with high academic distinction

Usage: a magna cum laude graduate

Similar words: meritable, meritorious

Definition: deserving reward or praise

Usage: a lifetime of meritorious service; meritorious conduct

Similar words: notable, noteworthy

Definition: worthy of notice

Usage: a noteworthy advance in cancer research

Similar words: quotable

Definition: suitable for or worthy of quotation

Usage: a quotable slogan; his remarks are not quotable in mixed company

Similar words: sacred

Definition: worthy of respect or dedication

Usage: saw motherhood as woman's sacred calling

Similar words: summa cum laude

Definition: with highest honor; with the highest academic distinction

Usage: a summa cum laude graduate

Similar words: valued, precious

Definition: held in great esteem for admirable qualities especially of an intrinsic nature

Usage: a valued friend; precious memories

Similar words: valuable, worthful

Definition: having worth or merit or value

Usage: a valuable friend; a good and worthful man

Similar words: worthwhile

Definition: sufficiently valuable to justify the investment of time or interest

Usage: a worthwhile book

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