HyperDic: award

English > 5 senses of the word award:
NOUNactaward, awardinga grant made by a law court
communicationaward, accolade, honor, honour, laurelsa tangible symbol signifying approval or distinction
possessionaward, prizesomething given for victory or superiority in a contest or competition or for winning a lottery
VERBpossessionaward, presentgive, especially as an honor or reward
possessionaward, grantgive as judged due or on the basis of merit
award > pronunciation
Soundsahwao'rd
Rhymesaboard ... Woodward: 73 rhymes with aord...
English > award: 5 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningA grant made by a law court.
Example"he criticized the awarding of compensation by the court"
Synonymawarding
Categorylaw, jurisprudenceThe collection of rules imposed by authority
Narroweraddiction(Roman law) a formal award by a magistrate of a thing or person to another person (as the award of a debtor to his creditor)
Broadergrant, subsidization, subsidisationThe act of providing a subsidy
Spanishconcesión
Catalancessió
English > award: 5 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningA tangible symbol signifying approval or distinction.
Example"an award for bravery"
Synonymsaccolade, honor, honour, laurels
NarrowerAcademy Award, OscarAn annual award by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for achievements in motion picture production and performance
EmmyAn annual award by the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences for outstanding / outstanding achievements in television
Nobel prizeAn annual award for outstanding / outstanding contributions to chemistry or physics or physiology and medicine or literature or economics or peace
Prix GoncourtAn award given annually for contributions to French literature
Prix de RomeAn annual prize awarded by the French government in a competition of painters and artists and sculptors and musicians / musicians and architects
academic degree, degreeAn award conferred by a college or university signifying that the recipient has satisfactorily completed a course of study
aliyah(Judaism) the honor of being called up to the reading desk in the synagogue to read from the Torah
cachet, seal, seal of approvalAn indication of approved or superior / superior status
citation, commendationAn official award (as for bravery or service) usually given as formal public statement
decoration, laurel wreath, medal, medallion, palm, ribbonAn award for winning a championship or commemorating some other event
distinctionAn honor awarded to someone in recognition of achievement or superiority
letter, varsity letterAn award earned by participation in a school sport
mention, honorable mentionAn official recognition of merit
pennant, crownThe award given to the champion
trophy, prizeSomething given as a token of victory
trophyAn award for success in war or hunting
BroadersymbolAn arbitrary sign (written or printed) that has acquired a conventional significance
Spanishcondecoración, distinción, espaldarazo, galardón, honores, honor, laureles, laurel, premio
Catalanguardó, honor, llorer
Verbsawardgive, especially as an honor or reward
English > award: 5 senses > noun 3, possession
MeaningSomething given for victory or superiority in a contest or competition or for winning a lottery.
Synonymprize
Narrowerdoor prizeTickets are passed out at the entrance to a dance or party or other social function and a prize is awarded to the holder of the winning ticket
fellowshipmoney granted (by a university or foundation or other agency) for advanced study or research
gratuityAn award (as for meritorious service) given without claim or obligation
jackpotAny outstanding award
premiumA prize, bonus, or award given as an inducement to purchase products, enter competitions initiated by business interests, etc.
prize moneyAny money given as a prize
scholarshipFinancial aid provided to a student on the basis of academic merit
BroadergiftSomething acquired without compensation
Spanishgalardón, prémio, premio
Catalanguardó, premi
Verbsawardgive, especially as an honor or reward
English > award: 5 senses > verb 1, possession
MeaningGive, especially as an honor or reward.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody something; Somebody ----s something to somebody
Synonympresent
NarrowercertificatePresent someone with a certificate
confer, bestowPresent
Broaderallocate, apportionDistribute according to a plan or set apart for a special purpose
Spanishadjudicar, conceder, conferir, galardonar, otorgar, premiar
Catalanadjudicar, atorgar, concedir, premiar
Nounsawarda tangible symbol signifying approval or distinction
awardsomething given for victory or superiority in a contest or competition or for winning a lottery
English > award: 5 senses > verb 2, possession
MeaningGive as judged due or on the basis of merit.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody something; Somebody ----s something to somebody
ModelThey award the money to them; They award the countryside
Examples
  • "the referee awarded a free kick to the team"
  • "the jury awarded a million dollars to the plaintiff"
Synonymgrant
Narrowerpension, pension offgrant a pension to
BroadergiveCause to have, in the abstract sense or physical sense
Spanishadjudicar, conceder, conferir, otorgar, premiar
Catalanadjudicar, atorgar, concedir, conferir, premiar

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