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prise , prize /praɪz/ verb [transitive always + adverb/preposition]
prize /praɪz/ noun [countable]

کشتی یا کالایی که به موجب حقوق جنگی در دریا به غنیمت برده شود ، انعام ، جایزه ، ممتاز ، غنیمت ، ارزش بسیار قائل شدن ، مغتنم شمردن ، قانون ـ فقه: جایزه
- reward, accolade, award, honour, trophy
- winnings, haul, jackpot, purse, stakes
- champion, award-winning, best, first-rate, outstanding, top, winning
value, cherish, esteem, hold dear, treasure

[TahlilGaran] English Synonym Dictionary

I. prise British English, prize American English /praɪz/ verb [transitive always + adverb/preposition]
to move or lift something by pushing it away from something else:
I tried to prise the lid off.
prise something out of somebody (also prise something from somebody) phrasal verb
to get something such as information or money from someone when they do not want to give it to you:
I more or less had to prise it out of him.

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

II. prize1 S2 W2 /praɪz/ noun [countable]
[Date: 1500-1600; Origin: prise, an earlier form of price; price1]

1. something that is given to someone who is successful in a competition, race, game of chance etc:
In this month’s competition you could win a prize worth £3,000.
The first prize has gone to Dr John Gentle.
prize for
The prize for best photography has been won by a young Dutch photographer.
Scientists from Oxford shared the Nobel Prize for Medicine in 1945.
The prizes are awarded (=given) every year to students who have shown original thinking in their work.
The total prize money was £30,000.

2. something that is very valuable to you or that it is very important to have:
Fame was the prize.

3. no prizes for guessing something spoken used to say that it is very easy to guess something:
No prizes for guessing what she was wearing.

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

III. prize2 adjective [only before noun]

1. good enough to win a prize or having won a prize:
He has spent months cultivating what he hopes are prize flowers.prize-winning

2. very good or important:
The Picasso painting is a prize exhibit in the museum.

3. a prize idiot/fool informal a complete idiot, fool etc

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

IV. prize3 verb [transitive]

1. to think that someone or something is very important or valuable:
He is someone who prizes truth and decency above all things.
The company’s shoes are highly prized by fashion conscious youngsters.

2. the American spelling of prise

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

ADJ. big, great, prestigious | special | coveted She was the first woman to win this coveted prize.
glittering He strove for the glittering prizes of politics.
first, top | runner-up, second | consolation | booby The booby prize was awarded to the worst singer in the competition.
cash, money
VERB + PRIZE award (sb), give (sb) | present The prize was presented by the mayor.
get, receive, take, win | accept
PRIZE + VERB go to sb/sth The prize went to the grey long-haired cat.
be worth sth a prize worth over £3,000
PRIZE + NOUN winner (also prizewinner) | money | draw
PREP. ~ for He won the Nobel Prize for Literature.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

PREP. above a precious thing to be prized above all else
as The library is prized as the finest of its kind in England.
for The berries are prized for their healing properties.
PHRASES highly/much prized two fruits that are much prized in Madeira

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary


win a prize (also take a prize)
She won the Nobel Prize for literature in 1938.
Ms Brolls also took the prize for best individual speaker.
get a prize (also receive a prize formal)
The winner gets a prize.
If your letter is published, you will receive a £5 prize.
share a prize
They will share the first prize of £500.
give (somebody) a prize (also award (somebody) a prize formal)
A prize will be given for the best-decorated egg.
Four years later he was awarded the Erasmus Prize.
a prize goes to somebody (=they get it)
The fiction prize goes to Carol Shields.
first/second etc prize
She won first prize in a poetry competition.
the top prize
The film won the top prize at the Berlin Film Festival.
a consolation prize (=one given to someone who has not won)
The runner-up will get a consolation prize of a camera.
the booby prize (=one given as a joke to the person who comes last)
The cake I made for the competition was so bad I got the booby prize.
a cash prize
There's a $5,000 cash prize for the winner.
a prize winner
Congratulations to all the prize winners!
prize money
The players are demanding an increase in prize money.
a prize draw British English (=a competition in which people whose names or tickets are chosen by chance win prizes)
He won the car in a prize draw.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

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