Complete Definition of "prize"

English

Pronunciation
audio|en-us-prize.ogg|Audio (US)

:* Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-aɪz|-aɪz

Noun
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en-noun

  1. That which is taken from another; something captured; a thing seized by force, stratagem, or superior power.
  2. context|military|nautical Anything captured by a belligerent using the rights of war; esp., property captured at sea in virtue of the rights of war, as a vessel.
  3. An honour or reward striven for in a competitive contest; anything offered to be competed for, or as an inducement to, or reward of, effort.
  4. That which may be won by chance, as in a lottery.
  5. Anything worth striving for; a valuable possession held or in prospect.
  6. A contest for a reward; competition.
  7. A lever; a pry; also, the hold of a lever.

Derived terms
booby prize
consolation prize
prize-winner
prize-winning
pushing prize

Usage notes
Do not confuse with price.

Translations
trans-top|something captured
Catalan: botí m
Dutch: t-|nl|buit|f
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Spanish: botín m
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trans-top|anything captured using the rights of war
Dutch: t-|nl|buit|f
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trans-top|honor or reward striven for in a competitive contest
Arabic: Arab|جائزة IPAchar|(jÄâiza) f
Catalan: premi m
Chinese: å¥å (jiÇngpÇn)
Dutch: t+|nl|prijs|m, t+|nl|beloning|f, t+|nl|premie|f
Finnish: t+|fi|palkinto
French: t+|fr|prix|m
German: t+|de|Preis|m
Hungarian: díj
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Italian: t+|it|premio|m
Japanese: è³ (ããã, shÅ)
Korean: ì (sang)
Portuguese: prêmio m (Brazil), prémio m (Portugal)
Russian: пÑÐµÐ¼Ð¸Ñ (prémija) f
Spanish: t+|es|premio|m
Swedish: t+|sv|pris|n
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trans-top|that which may be won by chance
Catalan: premi m
Dutch: t+|nl|prijs|m
French: t+|fr|prix|m
German: t+|de|Preis|m
trans-mid
Italian: t+|it|premio|m
Portuguese: prêmio m
Spanish: t+|es|premio|m
Swedish: t+|sv|pris|n
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trans-top|anything worth striving for
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trans-top|competition
Dutch: t+|nl|prijs|m
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trans-top|lever
Dutch: t|nl|hendel|m
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Translations to be checked
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ttbc|Latin: praemium

See also
prise
price

Verb
en-verb|priz|ing

  1. To consider something highly valuable.
  2. To move with a lever; to force up or open; to pry.

Translations
trans-top|consider something highly valuable
Dutch: t|nl|prijzen, t+|nl|schatten
trans-mid
Spanish: t-|es|apreciar
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trans-top|move with a lever; to force up or open; to pry
Dutch: t|nl|wrikken, t|nl|openwrikken
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