Definitions for prisepraɪz

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

prisepraɪz(v.t.; n.)prised, pris•ing

  1. Ref: prize3. 3

Princeton's WordNet

  1. pry, prise, prize, lever, jimmy(verb)

    to move or force, especially in an effort to get something open

    "The burglar jimmied the lock": "Raccoons managed to pry the lid off the garbage pail"

  2. pry, prise(verb)

    make an uninvited or presumptuous inquiry

    "They pried the information out of him"

  3. respect, esteem, value, prize, prise(verb)

    regard highly; think much of

    "I respect his judgement"; "We prize his creativity"

Wiktionary

  1. prise(Noun)

    An enterprise.

  2. prise(Noun)

    Variant of prize.

  3. prise(Verb)

    To force (open) with a lever; to pry.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Prise(noun)

    an enterprise

  2. Prise

    see Prize, n., 5. Also Prize, v. t


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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

prise(verb)

to use force to dislodge (something) from its position usually through leverage

He prised open the lid with a knife.

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