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Definition of Prize


  1. That which is taken from another; something captured; a thing seized by force, stratagem, or superior power.
  2. Anything captured by a belligerent using the rights of war; esp., property captured at sea in virtue of the rights of war, as a vessel.
  3. An honor or reward striven for in a competitive contest; anything offered to be competed for, or as an inducement to, or reward of, effort.
  4. That which may be won by chance, as in a lottery.
  5. Anything worth striving for; a valuable possession held or in prospect.
  6. A contest for a reward; competition.
  7. A lever; a pry; also, the hold of a lever.
  8. To move with a lever; to force up or open; to pry.
  9. To set or estimate the value of; to appraise; to price; to rate.
  10. To value highly; to estimate to be of great worth; to esteem.
  11. Estimation; valuation.
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Prize Translations

prize in Dutch is prijs, premie
prize in Finnish is palkinto
prize in German is Belohnung, Ehrenpreis, Preis
prize in Italian is sorte, costo
prize in Latin is diligo, praemium