how to pronounce prize

pɹaɪz

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meanings of prize

noun:

  1. 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.
  2. That which is taken from another; something captured; a thing seized by force, stratagem, or superior power.
  3. That which may be won by chance, as in a lottery.
  4. 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.
  5. A contest for a reward; competition.
  6. Obsolete form of price.
  7. Anything worth striving for; a valuable possession held or in prospect.
  8. A lever; a pry; also, the hold of a lever.

verb:

  1. To compete in a prizefight.
  2. To set or estimate the value of; to appraise; to price; to rate.
  3. To move with a lever; to force up or open; to prise or pry.
  4. To consider highly valuable; to esteem.

adjective:

  1. First-rate; exceptional.
  2. Having won a prize; award-winning.

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