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price

price

 
pronunciation:
praIs
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
phrases:
price oneself out of the market
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the sum of money or other goods required in exchange for an item or service; cost.
synonyms:
charge, cost, fee, rate
similar words:
asking price, assessment, bill, carriage, expenditure, expense, fare, market value, outlay, payment, quotation, sum, tab, value
definition 2: the sacrifice accompanying a particular gain or result.
The price for his success was a broken marriage.
synonyms:
cost, expense, penalty
similar words:
consequence, forfeiture, loss, punishment, sacrifice, toll
definition 3: a sum of money or other reward for which a person will sacrifice his or her principles.
What is your price?
similar words:
blood money, cost, limit
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: priced, prices, pricing
definition 1: to mark with a price.
similar words:
label, mark, tag
definition 2: to establish a price for.
The merchant priced the goods high.
synonyms:
appraise, rate
similar words:
assess, cost, evaluate, value
definition 3: to estimate or determine the price of.
We priced the textbooks before buying them.
synonyms:
appraise, evaluate, value
similar words:
assay, assess, estimate, judge, rate
phrase: price oneself out of the market
derivations: priceable (adj.), pricer (n.)
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