HyperDic: prise

English > 3 senses of the word prise:
VERBcontactprise, pry, prize, lever, jimmyto move or force, especially in an effort to get something open
creationprise, prymake an uninvited or presumptuous inquiry
cognitionprise, respect, esteem, value, prizeregard highly
English > prise: 3 senses > verb 1, contact
MeaningTo move or force, especially in an effort to get something open.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something PP
Synonymspry, prize, lever, jimmy
Entailsloosen, loosemake loose or looser
Broaderopen, open upCause to open or to become open
English > prise: 3 senses > verb 2, creation
Meaningmake an uninvited or presumptuous inquiry.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Broaderextort, wring fromGet or cause to become in a difficult or laborious manner
English > prise: 3 senses > verb 3, cognition
MeaningRegard highly; think much of.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
ModelThe chefs prise the vegetables
Synonymsrespect, esteem, value, prize
Narroweradmire, look up toFeel admiration for
reverence, fear, revere, venerateRegard with feelings of respect and reverence
think the world ofesteem very highly
Broadersee, consider, reckon, view, regarddeem to be
Oppositedisrespect, disesteemHave little or no respect for
Spanishapreciar, estimar, reputar, respetar, valorar
Catalanapreciar, estimar, respectar, valorar

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