Middle English, from Old English weorthan; akin to Old High German werdan to become, Latin vertere to turn, Lithuanian versti to overturn, Sanskrit vartate he turns
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- a. Of persons.
- b. Of things or qualities.
- c. With a (and plural), that, or this.
- 2. With possessive pron., as a title.
- 3. Ceremony, pomp.
- 4. The quality of deserving to be treated in a specified manner.