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English adjective: prize

1. prize of superior grade


SamplesChoice wines.
Prime beef.
Prize carnations.
Quality paper.
Select peaches.


Synonymschoice, prime, quality, select


Similarsuperior


Antonymsinferior


English noun: prize

1. prize (possession) something given for victory or superiority in a contest or competition or for winning a lottery


SamplesThe prize was a free trip to Europe.


Synonymsaward


Broader (hypernym)gift


Narrower (hyponym)door prize, fellowship, gratuity, jackpot, premium, prize money, scholarship

2. prize (possession) goods or money obtained illegally


Synonymsbooty, dirty money, loot, pillage, plunder, swag


Broader (hypernym)stolen property


Part holonymcut

3. prize (artifact) something given as a token of victory


Synonymstrophy


Broader (hypernym)accolade, award, honor, honour, laurels


Narrower (hyponym)apple of discord, booby prize, bronze medal, cup, gold medal, loving cup, silver, silver medal


English verb: prize

1. prize (possession) hold dear


SamplesI prize these old photographs.


ExamplesSam and Sue prize the movie


Synonymsappreciate, treasure, value


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)consider, reckon, regard, see, view


Narrower (hyponym)do justice, recognise, recognize

2. prize (contact) to move or force, especially in an effort to get something open


SamplesThe burglar jimmied the lock.
Raccoons managed to pry the lid off the garbage pail.


Synonymsjimmy, lever, prise, pry


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s something PP


Broader (hypernym)open, open up


Entailloose, loosen

3. prize (cognition) regard highly; think much of


SamplesI respect his judgement.
We prize his creativity.


ExamplesThe chefs prize the vegetables


Synonymsesteem, prise, respect, value


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)consider, reckon, regard, see, view


Narrower (hyponym)admire, fear, look up to, revere, reverence, think the world of, venerate


Antonymsdisesteem, disrespect









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