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prize

prize

 
pronunciation:
praIz
parts of speech:
noun, adjective, transitive verb
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a reward offered or won in a contest, competition, game of chance, or the like.
synonyms:
award, booty, honor
similar words:
accolade, bonus, bounty, citation, cup, decoration, jackpot, kudos, premium, purse, reward, stake, sweepstakes, trophy, winnings
definition 2: anything striven for or aspired to, or worthy of such effort.
synonyms:
booty, desire, goal, reward
similar words:
honor, hope, premium, treasure
definition 3: something captured or seized, esp. an enemy nation's ship during wartime.
synonyms:
booty, spoils, trophy
similar words:
loot, plunder, treasure
 
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: given a prize; prizewinning.
synonyms:
blue-ribbon, honored, prizewinning
similar words:
celebrated, distinguished, winning
definition 2: given as a prize.
a prize vacation
definition 3: deserving, or likely to receive, a prize; superior.
synonyms:
best, champion, first-rate, prime, superior, surpassing
similar words:
choice, chosen, excellent, optimal, optimum, peerless, premium, select, supreme
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: prized, prizes, prizing
definition 1: to hold in high esteem; value.
synonyms:
admire, esteem, honor, revere, treasure, value
similar words:
adore, appreciate, cherish, like, respect, set store by, venerate, worship
definition 2: variant of prise.