Synonyms for award

Grammar : Noun, verb
Spell : uh-wawrd
Phonetic Transcription : əˈwɔrd

Top 10 synonyms for award Other synonyms for the word award

Définition of award

Origin :
  • late 14c., "decide after careful observation," from Anglo-French awarder, from Old North French eswarder (Old French esguarder) "decide, examine" (after careful consideration), from es- "out" + guarder "to watch" (see guard (n.)). Related: Awarded; awarding.
  • noun prize or reward
  • verb give prize or reward
Example sentences :
  • The reader, however, cannot fail to award justice to the wrong-doers.
  • Extract from : « The Works of Whittier, Volume VII (of VII) » by John Greenleaf Whittier
  • Here, at the sixth award, let us make an end; all that remains is to set the crown on our discourse.
  • Extract from : « Philebus » by Plato
  • Instead of this, shall I choose what I well know to be evil, and award that?
  • Extract from : « Apology, Crito, and Phaedo of Socrates » by Plato
  • We depart again upon your assurance that you cannot award us more.
  • Extract from : « Captain Blood » by Rafael Sabatini
  • The officials were vainly striving to quiet the tumult so they could award the prize.
  • Extract from : « Lighter Than You Think » by Nelson Bond
  • Jerry Travis, too, had made up her mind to work for the award.
  • Extract from : « Highacres » by Jane Abbott
  • The name of the Lincoln "friend" who was giving the award had been carefully guarded.
  • Extract from : « Highacres » by Jane Abbott
  • "It won't be fair if Ginny wins the Award," was the thought they flashed.
  • Extract from : « Highacres » by Jane Abbott
  • This is the praise which the future critics of English literature will award him.
  • Extract from : « My Contemporaries In Fiction » by David Christie Murray
  • For the history of this quarrel, and for other details of the award see Wallace, op.
  • Extract from : « Shakespearean Playhouses » by Joseph Quincy Adams

Antonyms for award

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