verb (used with object), prised, pris·ing, noun
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Definition for prised (2 of 2)
verb (used with object), prized, priz·ing.
Origin of prize3
Example sentences from the Web for prised
The door was prised open by the editor of The American Prospect, Michael Tomasky, and we all spilled out, still furiously bonding.
With one effort he prised up the cover, but the hinge snapped, and the lid rolled across the table into Barebone's hand.The Last Hope|Henry Seton Merriman
He took Pinto's knife from his hand and prised one of the discs loose.Jack O' Judgment|Edgar Wallace
They raked out his fire, and prised up a loose board in the floor.The Cock-House at Fellsgarth|Talbot Baines Reed
British Dictionary definitions for prised (1 of 4)
- a reward or honour for victory or for having won a contest, competition, etc
- (as modifier)prize jockey; prize essay