What does Award mean?

Definitions for Award
əˈwɔrdAward

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Award.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. award, awardingnoun

    a grant made by a law court

    "he criticized the awarding of compensation by the court"

  2. award, accolade, honor, honour, laurelsnoun

    a tangible symbol signifying approval or distinction

    "an award for bravery"

  3. prize, awardverb

    something given for victory or superiority in a contest or competition or for winning a lottery

    "the prize was a free trip to Europe"

  4. award, presentverb

    give, especially as an honor or reward

    "bestow honors and prizes at graduation"

  5. award, grantverb

    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";"Funds are granted to qualified researchers"

Wiktionary

  1. awardnoun

    A judgment, sentence, or final decision. Specifically: The decision of arbitrators in a case submitted.

    Etymology: From awarden, from awarder, from *, from ex + wardare, guardare; see ward, guard, regard.

  2. awardnoun

    The paper containing the decision of arbitrators; that which is warded.

    Etymology: From awarden, from awarder, from *, from ex + wardare, guardare; see ward, guard, regard.

  3. awardnoun

    A trophy or medal; something that denotes an accomplishment, especially in a competition. A prize or honor based on merit.

    Etymology: From awarden, from awarder, from *, from ex + wardare, guardare; see ward, guard, regard.

  4. awardnoun

    Care, keeping.

    Etymology: From awarden, from awarder, from *, from ex + wardare, guardare; see ward, guard, regard.

  5. awardnoun

    A negotiated minimum wage that is set for a particular trade or industry; an industrial award.

    Etymology: From awarden, from awarder, from *, from ex + wardare, guardare; see ward, guard, regard.

  6. awardverb

    To give by sentence or judicial determination; to assign or apportion, after careful regard to the nature of the case; to adjudge; as, the arbitrators awarded damages to the complainant.

    Etymology: From awarden, from awarder, from *, from ex + wardare, guardare; see ward, guard, regard.

  7. awardverb

    To determine; to make or grant an award.

    Etymology: From awarden, from awarder, from *, from ex + wardare, guardare; see ward, guard, regard.

  8. awardverb

    to give an award (prize) for merit

    He was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature.

    Etymology: From awarden, from awarder, from *, from ex + wardare, guardare; see ward, guard, regard.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Awardverb

    to give by sentence or judicial determination; to assign or apportion, after careful regard to the nature of the case; to adjudge; as, the arbitrators awarded damages to the complainant

    Etymology: [OF. eswarder to look at, consider, decide, judge; es (L. ex) + warder, garder, to observe, take heed, keep, fr. OHG. wartn to watch, guard. See Ward.]

  2. Awardverb

    to determine; to make an award

    Etymology: [OF. eswarder to look at, consider, decide, judge; es (L. ex) + warder, garder, to observe, take heed, keep, fr. OHG. wartn to watch, guard. See Ward.]

  3. Awardverb

    a judgment, sentence, or final decision. Specifically: The decision of arbitrators in a case submitted

    Etymology: [OF. eswarder to look at, consider, decide, judge; es (L. ex) + warder, garder, to observe, take heed, keep, fr. OHG. wartn to watch, guard. See Ward.]

  4. Awardverb

    the paper containing the decision of arbitrators; that which is warded

    Etymology: [OF. eswarder to look at, consider, decide, judge; es (L. ex) + warder, garder, to observe, take heed, keep, fr. OHG. wartn to watch, guard. See Ward.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Award

    a-wawrd′, v.t. to adjudge: to determine.—n. judgment: final decision, esp. of arbitrators.—adj. Award′able, that may be awarded.—n. Award′ment. [O. Fr. ewarder, eswarder, from an assumed Romanic form compounded of ex, thoroughly, and guardare, watch. See Ward, Guard.]

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. award

    A judgment, in maritime cases, by arbitration; and the decision or sentence of a court-martial.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. award

    A judgment, the result of arbitration. In a military sense, the decision or sentence of a court-martial. To award medals of honor.

Editors Contribution

  1. award

    To acknowledge an achievement.

    To receive an award is an honour.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 14, 2020  

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Award' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #611

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Award' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3988

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Award' in Nouns Frequency: #224

  4. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Award' in Verbs Frequency: #558

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Award in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Award in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of Award in a Sentence

  1. Daren Beaudo:

    It is PDVSA that has failed to honor our award by ignoring the judgment of the ICC tribunal and other local court orders.

  2. Michael Caine:

    Well for a start it was Paolo who just won an Academy Award, and it was written for me.

  3. Kelsey Plum:

    To me it's a co-award and I'm accepting it with Dearica, me and her have been through a lot and it's not easy coming off the bench knowing you're a quality starter and player in this league. She really helped me since she's been given this role for so many years and handled it with such grace.

  4. Rose McGowan:

    I just think they're douchebags. They're not champions. I just think they're losers. I don't like them, how do I explain the fact that I got a GQ Man of the Year award and no women's magazines and no women's organizations have supported me ?

  5. Ted Cruz on Tuesday:

    If there was ever an award that a Republican politician should be ashamed to receive, that's it.

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