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Origin of prize1
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Definition for prize (2 of 3)
verb (used with object), prized, priz·ing.
Origin of prize2
Definition for prize (3 of 3)
noun, verb (used with object), prized, priz·ing.
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To prize something is to value or esteem it highly. How is prize different from esteem, value, and appreciate? Find out on Thesaurus.com.
Example sentences from the Web for prize
There’s a reality TV competition show in the works that will feature a 2023 trip to the International Space Station as the grand prize, Deadline reports.Contestants will compete for a SpaceX trip to the International Space Station in new reality TV show|Darrell Etherington|September 17, 2020|TechCrunch
It went on to win sci-fi writing’s most prestigious prize, the Hugo Award.These are all the ways Chinese fans think Netflix will ruin “The Three-Body Problem”|Jane Li|September 5, 2020|Quartz
Whether for a prize or a meal, these animals met their end when they came face-to-face with humans on a scale they never could’ve handled.Climate change probably contributed to the woolly rhino’s rapid demise|Sara Kiley Watson|August 25, 2020|Popular Science
The organizers of the Berlin International Film Festival say they will stop awarding separate acting prizes to women and men beginning next year.
Organizers said those prizes will be replaced with a Silver Bear for Best Leading Performance and a Silver Bear for Best Supporting Performance.
Fred Logevall at Cornell won the Pulitzer Prize and is a diplomatic historian; he just started a book on Kennedy.
So I remember when Altman won the prize, he went up and said some version of, “Too little, too late.”Coffee Talk with Ethan Hawke: On ‘Boyhood,’ Jennifer Lawrence, and Bill Clinton’s Urinal Exchange|Marlow Stern|December 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The prize will not be replaced if lost, mutilated, or stolen.
This week, on December 10th, Human Rights Day, she will receive the Nobel Prize—the youngest person ever to be honored.Promoting Girls’ Education Isn’t Enough: Malala Can Do More|Paula Kweskin|December 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
While the winners will take home the prize money and title, the eliminated contestants can hardly be considered losers.Inside ‘The Sex Factor’: Where 16 Men and Women Vie For Porn Immortality|Aurora Snow|November 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
To add point to this success, he knew that the victor of Montebello was straining every nerve to gain this very prize.Napoleon's Marshals|R. P. Dunn-Pattison
Whoever succeeded in getting the ring on his stick won the game, and carried the prize home as a sign of victory.Our Little Korean Cousin|H. Lee M. Pike
Ike had read the "Herald," with all about "the great prize fight" in it, and had become entirely carried away with it.
Never before had so dazzling a prize shimmered before him in the near distance.The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol|William J. Locke
It is almost unnecessary to add, that the porter had his share well paid, and that the fisherman got the full value for his prize.
British Dictionary definitions for prize (1 of 3)
- a reward or honour for victory or for having won a contest, competition, etc
- (as modifier)prize jockey; prize essay