prize  

  • Pronunciation Video of prize

  • Pronunciation of prize: P R AY1 Z (praɪz)

  • Number of syllables of prize: 1

  • Definition of prize

    • (n): something given as a token of victory  
    • (n): goods or money obtained illegally  
    • (n): something given for victory or superiority in a contest or competition or for winning a lottery; "the prize was a free trip to Europe"  
    • (v): regard highly; think much of; "I respect his judgement"; "We prize his creativity"  
    • (v): 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"  
    • (v): hold dear; "I prize these old photographs"  
    • (s): of superior grade; "choice wines"; "prime beef"; "prize carnations"; "quality paper"; "select peaches"  
  • Examples of prize

    • In 1912, he was awarded a prize for his work on opalescence in gases.  
    • The prize is awarded to the winner of a biennial competition.  
    • The prize is awarded by the Ecological Society of America.  
    • There are enough references to substantiate the award of the prize.  
    • The applicant won the prize.  
    • Black was ineligible for the prize.  
    • The prizes were unshared.  
    • The most prestigious of the Nobel Prizes is the Peace prize.  
    • The prize was sponsored by the government.  
    • The prize was adjudicated by the president.  

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