Synonyms for prize

Grammar : Adj, noun, verb
Spell : prahyz
Phonetic Transcription : praɪz

Top 10 synonyms for prize Other synonyms for the word prize

Définition of prize

Origin :
  • "reward," prise (c.1300 in this sense), from Old French pris "price, value, worth; reward" (see price (n.)). As an adjective, "worthy of a prize," from 1803. The spelling with -z- is from late 16c. Prize-fighter is from 1703; prize-fight from 1730 (prize-fighter from 1785).
  • adj best
  • noun award, winnings
  • noun goal; best
  • verb value highly
Example sentences :
  • The prize was bestowed on him who ran the course without extinguishing his torch.
  • Extract from : « Philothea » by Lydia Maria Child
  • I would rather gain one prize from the Choragus, than ten from the Gymnasiarch.
  • Extract from : « Philothea » by Lydia Maria Child
  • Rather gain one prize from the Choragus than ten from the Gymnasiarch.
  • Extract from : « Philothea » by Lydia Maria Child
  • I have been deeply puzzled and much perturbed over this prize contest.
  • Extract from : « Her Father's Daughter » by Gene Stratton-Porter
  • Tibbets and Wilson had gone with their old prize, and anything but a prize did she prove to me.
  • Extract from : « Ned Myers » by James Fenimore Cooper
  • Even more, sir, I prize the hope that Daisy will share it with me--as my wife!
  • Extract from : « In the Valley » by Harold Frederic
  • Morella has cast me off, and I hate him, and wish to escape from him and rob him of his prize.
  • Extract from : « Fair Margaret » by H. Rider Haggard
  • Steve exclaimed, in a chagrined voice, as he stared at his prize.
  • Extract from : « With Trapper Jim in the North Woods » by Lawrence J. Leslie
  • How are we going to prize things if nobody tells us anything about them?
  • Extract from : « Tiverton Tales » by Alice Brown
  • They were all eager to claim the prize, but only three persisted.
  • Extract from : « Old Greek Folk Stories Told Anew » by Josephine Preston Peabody

Antonyms for prize

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