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prise (prize)

 
pronunciation:
praIz
parts of speech:
transitive verb, noun
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Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: prised, prises, prising, prized, prizes, prizing
definition 1: to move or open with, or as if with, a lever; pry.
We managed to prise the boulder from its position.They found something to prise the locked window.
similar words:
pry, wedge
definition 2: to cause (something) to be in a certain state by prising.
She used a screwdriver to prise the paint can open.
 
part of speech: noun
definition: a lever or something used as one.
What can we use as a prise to lift the rock?
similar words:
pry
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