Associations to the word «Prize»

Pictures for the word «Prize»


PRIZE, noun. That which is taken from another; something captured; a thing seized by force, stratagem, or superior power.
PRIZE, noun. (military) (nautical) Anything captured by a belligerent using the rights of war; especially, property captured at sea in virtue of the rights of war, as a vessel.
PRIZE, noun. 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.
PRIZE, noun. That which may be won by chance, as in a lottery.
PRIZE, noun. Anything worth striving for; a valuable possession held or in prospect.
PRIZE, noun. A contest for a reward; competition.
PRIZE, noun. A lever; a pry; also, the hold of a lever. Also spelled prise.
PRIZE, verb. To consider highly valuable; to esteem.
PRIZE, verb. (obsolete) To set or estimate the value of; to appraise; to price; to rate.
PRIZE, verb. To move with a lever; to force up or open; to prise or pry.
PRIZE, verb. (obsolete) To compete in a prizefight.
PRIZE WINNER, noun. Alternative form of prizewinner.
PRIZE WINNERS, noun. Plural of prize winner

Dictionary definition

PRIZE, 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".
PRIZE, noun. Goods or money obtained illegally.
PRIZE, noun. Something given as a token of victory.
PRIZE, verb. Hold dear; "I prize these old photographs".
PRIZE, verb. To move or force, especially in an effort to get something open; "The burglar jimmied the lock": "Raccoons managed to pry the lid off the garbage pail".
PRIZE, verb. Regard highly; think much of; "I respect his judgement"; "We prize his creativity".
PRIZE, adjective. Of superior grade; "choice wines"; "prime beef"; "prize carnations"; "quality paper"; "select peaches".

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