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  Definition of prize
  1. something given as a token of victory
  2. goods or money obtained illegally
  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. regard highly; think much of; "I respect his judgement"; "We prize his creativity"
  5. 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"
  6. hold dear; "I prize these old photographs"
  7. of superior grade; "choice wines"; "prime beef"; "prize carnations"; "quality paper"; "select peaches"
Similar Words: trophy, loot, booty, pillage, plunder, swag, dirty money, award, respect, esteem, value, prise, pry, lever, jimmy, treasure, appreciate, choice, prime(a), quality, select

 

Hyponyms: apple of discord, booby prize, bronze medal, cup, loving cup, gold medal, silver medal, silver, scholarship, fellowship, gratuity, door prize, jackpot, prize money, think the world of, reverence, fear, revere, venerate, admire, look up to, do justice, recognize, recognise

 

Entailments: loosen, loose

 

Derivational Morphology: loot, plunder, sack, despoil, reave, strip, rifle, ransack, pillage, foray, award, present, value, respect, esteem, regard, admiration, deference, respecter, jimmy, jemmy, lever, leverage, purchase, crowbar, wrecking bar, pry, pry bar, treasure

 

Language Translations:
Catalan: premi   Chinese: 奖品  
Dutch: prijs   Finnish: palkinto  
French: prix   German: Preis  
Hungarian: díj   Italian: premio  
Japanese:   Korean:  
Portuguese: prêmio   Russian: премия  
Spanish: premio   Swedish: pris  
 
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