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Definitions of prize

  1. To value highly; to seize in war, as a vessel. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  2. To set a price on: to value: to value highly. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  3. To value. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  4. To value; esteem. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  5. To estimate the value of; to value highly; to esteem. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  6. To set a price on; to value; to esteem highly. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  7. something given for victory or superiority in a contest or competition; "the prize was a free trip to Europe" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  8. goods or money obtained illegally Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  9. A reward offered or won in a contest; that which is taken from an enemy in war, especially a captured vessel; anything worth striving for. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  10. That which is taken or gained by competition: anything taken from an enemy in war: a captured vessel: that which is won in a lottery: anything offered for competition: a reward. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  11. Anything gained in a contest; captured vessel, &c.; something won in a lottery; reward. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  12. Anything won or to be won in a contest; a reward. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  13. That which is taken from an enemy in war; a vessel captured; a reward; the reward gained by any performance; what is won in a lottery. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  14. That which is gained by, or offered for, some performance; a reward; a premium; a capture from an enemy-applied to taking a vessel at sea; the money or goods gained by a lottery-ticket. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  15. something given for victory or superiority in a contest or competition or for winning a lottery; "the prize was a free trip to Europe" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  16. regard highly; think much of; "I respect his judgement"; "We prize his creativity" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  17. That which is taken from another; something captured; a thing seized by force, stratagem, or superior power. Newage Dictionary DB
  18. Anything captured by a belligerent using the rights of war; esp., property captured at sea in virtue of the rights of war, as a vessel. Newage Dictionary DB
  19. An honor or reward striven for in a competitive contest; anything offered to be competed for, or as an inducement to, or reward of, effort. Newage Dictionary DB
  20. That which may be won by chance, as in a lottery. Newage Dictionary DB
  21. A contest for a reward; competition. Newage Dictionary DB
  22. To move with a lever; to force up or open; to pry. Newage Dictionary DB
  23. To set or estimate the value of; to appraise; to price; to rate. Newage Dictionary DB
  24. To value highly; to estimate to be of great worth; to esteem. Newage Dictionary DB
  25. Estimation; valuation. Newage Dictionary DB

Usage examples for prize

  1. Besides, I ought to deserve my prize better than I have yet done. – Across the Zodiac by Percy Greg
  2. All the glasses on board were brought to bear on the injured vessel, which all hands regarded as already a prize – Within The Enemy's Lines SERIES: The Blue and the Gray--Afloat by Oliver Optic
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