Associations to the word «Awarding»


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

We should have a great fewer disputes in the world if words were taken for what they are, the signs of our ideas only, and not for things themselves.
John Locke