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award

noun

1 award

A grant made by a law court:
— He criticized the awarding of compensation by the court.

synonym: awarding.

Roget 784: giving etc. v.; bestowal, bestowment, donation; presentation, presentment; accordance; concession; delivery, consignment, dispensation, communication, ... show more

Roget 480: result, conclusion, upshot; deduction, inference, ergotism [Med.]; illation; corollary, porism; moral.    estimation, valuation, appreciation, judication; ... show more



2 award

A tangible symbol signifying approval or distinction:
— An award for bravery.

synonyms: accolade, honor, honour, laurels.

Roget 733: trophy; medal, prize, palm, award; laurel, laurels; bays, crown, chaplet, wreath, civic crown; insignia etc. ... show more

Dutch: accolade, belonen, prijs, bekroning, beloning
Polish: wyróżnienie

3 award

Something given for victory or superiority in a contest or competition or for winning a lottery.

synonym: prize.

Dutch: beloning, buit, Ockhams scheermes, premie, prijs

verb

1 award

Give, especially as an honor or reward.

synonym: present.

Roget 784: deliver, hand, pass, put into the hands of; hand over, make over, deliver over, pass over, turn over; assign dower.    present, give away, dispense, dispose of; ... show more

Roget 480: judge, conclude; come to a conclusion, draw a conclusion, arrive at a conclusion; ascertain, determine, make up one's mind.    deduce, derive, gather, collect, draw an inference, ... show more

2 award

Give as judged due or on the basis of merit:
— The referee awarded a free kick to the team.
— The jury awarded a million dollars to the plaintiff.

synonym: grant.


Moby thesaurus: Academy Award, Christmas present, Nobel Prize, Oscar, accolade, accommodation, accord, accordance, action, administer, afford, allocate, allot, allow, apportion, assign, awarding, badge, bays, bestow ... show more.

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