English to English meaning of 'prize'
something given as a token of victory
goods or money obtained illegally
something given for victory or superiority in a contest or competition or for winning a lottery; "the prize was a free trip to Europe"
regard highly; think much of; "I respect his judgement"; "We prize his creativity"
to move or force, especially in an effort to get something open; "The burglar jimmied the lock", "Raccoons managed to pry the lid off the garbage pail"
hold dear; "I prize these old photographs"
of superior grade; "choice wines"; "prime beef"; "prize carnations"; "quality paper"; "select peaches"
Related Phrases of 'prize'
1. booby prize -
a prize given to one who finishes last in a contest
2. prize ring -
the ring where boxers fight
3. Nobel prize -
an annual award for outstanding contributions to chemistry or physics or physiology and medicine or literature or economics or peace
4. prize winner -
the winner of a lottery
5. door prize -
tickets are passed out at the entrance to a dance or party or other social function and a prize is awarded to the holder of the winning ticket
6. prize money -
any money given as a prize
Examples of 'prize'
A new literary prize
has been concocted in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. Read Article
CLARENDON's Stephen Nelson eyes on the national prize
. Read Article
Key claimed his prize
Wednesday at the Georgia Lottery's District Office in Savannah. Read Article
Solutions to prize
crosswords will not be available before the competition's closing date. Read Article
A Menasha man's prize
buck is stolen, dragged by a car and thrown into the Fox River. Read Article