Synonyms for award

Synonyms for (noun) award

Synonyms: award, awarding

Definition: a grant made by a law court

Usage: he criticized the awarding of compensation by the court

Similar words: grant, subsidisation, subsidization

Definition: the act of providing a subsidy

Synonyms: honor, honour, laurels, award, accolade

Definition: a tangible symbol signifying approval or distinction

Usage: an award for bravery

Similar words: symbol

Definition: an arbitrary sign (written or printed) that has acquired a conventional significance

Synonyms: 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

Similar words: gift

Definition: something acquired without compensation

Synonyms for (verb) award

Synonyms: award, present

Definition: give, especially as an honor or reward

Usage: bestow honors and prizes at graduation

Similar words: apportion, allocate

Definition: distribute according to a plan or set apart for a special purpose

Usage: I am allocating a loaf of bread to everyone on a daily basis; I'm allocating the rations for the camping trip

Synonyms: 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

Similar words: give

Definition: cause to have, in the abstract sense or physical sense

Usage: She gave him a black eye; The draft gave me a cold

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