Definitions for PRICEpraɪs; ˈli ənˌtin
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
pricepraɪs(n.; v.)priced, pric•ing.
(n.)the sum or amount of money or its equivalent for which anything is bought, sold, or offered for sale.
a sum offered for the capture of a person alive or dead:
to put a price on someone's head.
an amount of money for which a person will forsake principles or obligations:
They claim that every politician has his price.
that which must be given, done, or undergone in order to obtain a thing.
Archaic. value or worth.
(v.t.)to fix the price of.
to ask or find out the price of.
Origin of price:
1175–1225; ME pris(e) < OF < L pretium price, value, worth
Pricepraɪs; ˈli ənˌtin(n.)
(Edward) Reynolds,born 1933, U.S. novelist.
monetary value, price, cost(noun)
the property of having material worth (often indicated by the amount of money something would bring if sold)
"the fluctuating monetary value of gold and silver"; "he puts a high price on his services"; "he couldn't calculate the cost of the collection"
price, terms, damage(noun)
the amount of money needed to purchase something
"the price of gasoline"; "he got his new car on excellent terms"; "how much is the damage?"
price, cost, toll(noun)
value measured by what must be given or done or undergone to obtain something
"the cost in human life was enormous"; "the price of success is hard work"; "what price glory?"
the high value or worth of something
"her price is far above rubies"
a monetary reward for helping to catch a criminal
"the cattle thief has a price on his head"
cost of bribing someone
"they say that every politician has a price"
Price, Leontyne Price, Mary Leontyne Price(verb)
United States operatic soprano (born 1927)
determine the price of
"The grocer priced his wares high"
ascertain or learn the price of
"Have you priced personal computers lately?"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
the amount sth costs
a high/low price; the price of a gallon of milk; House prices have risen/fallen sharply recently.
even if there are bad results
determined to be successful at any price
to decide how much to charge for sth
a house priced at $30,000
The cost required to gain possession of something.
The cost of an action or deed.
To determine the monetary value of (an item), to put a price on.
To pay the price of, to make reparation for.
, anglicized from ap Rhys.
Origin: From price, from pris, preis, from pretium, prob. akin to Ancient Greek περνάω; compare praise, prize, precious, appraise, apprize, appreciate, depreciate, etc.
the sum or amount of money at which a thing is valued, or the value which a seller sets on his goods in market; that for which something is bought or sold, or offered for sale; equivalent in money or other means of exchange; current value or rate paid or demanded in market or in barter; cost
value; estimation; excellence; worth
reward; recompense; as, the price of industry
to pay the price of
to set a price on; to value. See Prize
to ask the price of; as, to price eggs
Translations for PRICE
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
the amount of money for which a thing is or can be bought or sold; the cost
The price of the book was $10.
- قيمَة ، سِعْرArabic
- preçoPortuguese (BR)
- der PreisGerman
- cijena, vrijednostCroatian
- 價格Chinese (Trad.)
- giá cảVietnamese
- 价格Chinese (Simp.)
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