Associations to the word «Award»


AWARD, noun. (legal) A judgment, sentence, or final decision. Specifically: The decision of arbitrators in a case submitted.
AWARD, noun. (legal) The paper containing the decision of arbitrators; that which is warded.
AWARD, noun. A trophy or medal; something that denotes an accomplishment, especially in a competition. A prize or honor based on merit.
AWARD, noun. (obsolete) Care, keeping.
AWARD, noun. (Australia, NZ) (industrial relations) A negotiated minimum wage that is set for a particular trade or industry; an industrial award.
AWARD, verb. (transitive) (legal) To give by sentence or judicial determination; to assign or apportion, after careful regard to the nature of the case; to adjudge; as, the arbitrators awarded damages to the complainant.
AWARD, verb. (intransitive) To determine; to make or grant an award.
AWARD, verb. (transitive) to give an award (prize) for merit
AWARD CEREMONY, noun. A ceremony with a theme, at which awards are given out.

Dictionary definition

AWARD, noun. A grant made by a law court; "he criticized the awarding of compensation by the court".
AWARD, noun. A tangible symbol signifying approval or distinction; "an award for bravery".
AWARD, noun. Something given for victory or superiority in a contest or competition or for winning a lottery; "the prize was a free trip to Europe".
AWARD, verb. Give, especially as an honor or reward; "bestow honors and prizes at graduation".
AWARD, verb. Give as judged due or on the basis of merit; "the referee awarded a free kick to the team"; "the jury awarded a million dollars to the plaintiff";"Funds are granted to qualified researchers".

Wise words

The most important things are the hardest things to say. They are the things you get ashamed of because words diminish your feelings - words shrink things that seem timeless when they are in your head to no more than living size when they are brought out.
Stephen King