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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 (adjective) 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