French translation of 'worthy'
1. (= deserving)
[person] digne d’estime
[winner, champion] méritant(e)
[successor] digne (before n)
[motive, cause] louable
[effort, attempt] méritoire
a worthy goal un objectif louable
to be worthy of sth mériter qch
to be worthy of sb être digne de qn
He is not worthy of you. Il n’est pas digne de toi.
2. (= respectable) [person] méritant(e)
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He was thus the one bard worthy of the name.The Times Literary Supplement (2010)
But some of them have been considered worthy of serious consideration.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
They have become a much too easy target for advisers who are not worthy of that name.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
At some point over the centuries anywhere worthy of a name had a race meeting.Times, Sunday Times (2017)
I like them, and they are worthy winners.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
No doubt the other 11 nominees for the prize are good and worthy champions.The Sun (2015)
Not that these aren't worthy causes, but specialist concerns are fighting for life.Times, Sunday Times (2017)
Public transport in rural areas is not worthy of the name.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
She possesses the sensitivity necessary to unlock a beguiling and complex character worthy of admiration.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
The five were worthy winners in their respective fields.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
The number of factual errors are too many to make this series worthy of consideration.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
Viking Fire is a worthy successor.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
With so many characters worthy of their own stories, these cabbies have been short-changed.The Sun (2011)
But Sonic has learned with each race and is a worthy favourite.The Sun (2016)
Either of them would be a worthy favourite.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
He's a worthy favourite but we'll give it another go.The Sun (2016)
It was a tough game but we were worthy winners.The Sun (2011)
It was a worthy goal to earn a point in the derby.The Sun (2013)
Maybe is a worthy favourite after winning all five of her races last year.The Sun (2012)
On what we have seen so far he's a worthy favourite.The Sun (2010)
Perhaps the idea is worthy of extensive investigation.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
The winning goal was worthy of winning any game in any competition.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
Yet Tottenham were worthy winners.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
In a less strong field, any of the above could have been a worthy winner.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
Mistresses and their masters became the central figures in corruption scandals, with plots and characters worthy of soap operas.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
She looked a brilliant, worthy champion.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
We were raising money for that very worthy cause.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
Respect is an impossible idea and the worthy campaign intended to inspire it is doomed to failure.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
If so, it would be a worthy successor to the Eagle.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
That remains a worthy goal, and solid, practical endeavours such as limiting the detritus we leave behind are part of civilisation.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Three of his ideas stand out as at least being worthy of consideration.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
These are goals worthy of our labor.Christianity Today (2000)
The civil religion has not always been invoked in favor of worthy causes.Sociology and Religion: A Collection of Readings (1995)
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British English: worthy ADJECTIVE
If a person or thing is worthy of something, they deserve it because they have the qualities or abilities required.
The bank might think you're worthy of a loan.
Translation of worthy from the Collins English to French Dictionary