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  Definition of award
  1. a grant made by a law court; "he criticized the awarding of compensation by the court"
  2. a tangible symbol signifying approval or distinction; "an award for bravery"
  3. something given for victory or superiority in a contest or competition or for winning a lottery; "the prize was a free trip to Europe"
  4. give, especially as a reward; "bestow honors and prizes at graduation"
  5. give on the basis of merit; "Funds are granted to qualified researchers"
  6. bestow an honor upon
Similar Words: awarding, accolade, honor, honour, laurels, prize, present, grant

 

Hyponyms: addiction, trophy, prize, aliyah, academic degree, degree, pennant, crown, cachet, seal, seal of approval, citation, commendation, mention, honorable mention, letter, varsity letter, decoration, laurel wreath, medal, medallion, palm, ribbon, Emmy, Nobel prize, Academy Award, Oscar, Prix de Rome, Prix Goncourt, scholarship, fellowship, gratuity, door prize, jackpot, prize money, certificate, confer, bestow, pension, pension off, decorate

 

Derivational Morphology: honor, honour, reward, present, presentation, prize, accolade, laurels, grant, grantee

 

 
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