premiate

[ pree-mee-eyt ]
/ ˈpri miˌeɪt /

verb (used with object), pre·mi·at·ed, pre·mi·at·ing.

to grant a prize or an award to.

Nearby words

  1. premeditation,
  2. premenopausal,
  3. premenstrual,
  4. premenstrual syndrome,
  5. premenstruum,
  6. premie,
  7. premier,
  8. premier cru,
  9. premier danseur,
  10. premiere

Origin of premiate

1530–40; < Medieval Latin praemiātus, past participle of praemiāre to reward (Latin: stipulate for a reward). See premium, -ate1

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