Definitions for award

Definitions for (noun) award

Main entry: award, awarding

Definition: a grant made by a law court

Usage: he criticized the awarding of compensation by the court

Main entry: honor, honour, laurels, award, accolade

Definition: a tangible symbol signifying approval or distinction

Usage: an award for bravery

Main entry: award, prize

Definition: something given for victory or superiority in a contest or competition or for winning a lottery

Usage: the prize was a free trip to Europe

Definitions for (verb) award

Main entry: award, present

Definition: give, especially as an honor or reward

Usage: bestow honors and prizes at graduation

Main entry: grant, award

Definition: give as judged due or on the basis of merit

Usage: the referee awarded a free kick to the team; the jury awarded a million dollars to the plaintiff; Funds are granted to qualified researchers

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