Definitions for award
This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word award.
a grant made by a law court
"he criticized the awarding of compensation by the court"
award, accolade, honor, honour, laurelsnoun
a tangible symbol signifying approval or distinction
"an award for bravery"
something given for victory or superiority in a contest or competition or for winning a lottery
"the prize was a free trip to Europe"
give, especially as an honor or reward
"bestow honors and prizes at graduation"
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"
A judgment, sentence, or final decision. Specifically: The decision of arbitrators in a case submitted.
The paper containing the decision of arbitrators; that which is warded.
A trophy or medal; something that denotes an accomplishment, especially in a competition. A prize or honor based on merit.
A negotiated minimum wage that is set for a particular trade or industry; an industrial award.
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.
To determine; to make or grant an award.
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.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Judgment; sentence; determination.
Etymology: from the verb.
Now hear th’ award, and happy may it prove
To her, and him who best deserves her love. John Dryden, Fab.
Affection bribes the judgment, and we cannot expect an equitable award, where the judge is made a party. Joseph Glanvill, Sceps.
To urge the foe,
Prompted by blind revenge and wild despair,
Were to refuse th’ awards of providence. Joseph Addison, Cato.
Etymology: derived by Skinner, somewhat improbably, from weard, Sax. towards.
A pound of that same merchant’s flesh is thine;
The court awards it, and the law doth give it. William Shakespeare, Merchant of Venice.
A church which allows salvation to none without it, nor awards damnation to almost any within it. South.
It advances that grand business, and according to which their eternity hereafter will be awarded. Decay of Piety.
Satisfaction for every affront cannot be awarded by stated laws. Jeremy Collier, on Duelling.
Th’ unwise award to lodge it in the tow’rs,
An off’ring sacred. Alexander Pope, Odyssey, b. viii. l. 555.
Award Software International Inc. was a BIOS manufacturer founded in 1983, by Rene Vishney and Bob Stillman in San Jose, California. In 1984 the company moved its international headquarters to Los Gatos, California, United States.
An award is a prize or a recognition given to a person, a group of people, or an organization in honor of their achievements, excellence, contribution or outstanding performance in a specific field. This could be in the form of a trophy, certificate, title, badge, decoration, or similar acknowledgment.
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
to determine; to make an award
a judgment, sentence, or final decision. Specifically: The decision of arbitrators in a case submitted
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
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
A judgment, in maritime cases, by arbitration; and the decision or sentence of a court-martial.
Military Dictionary and Gazetteer
A judgment, the result of arbitration. In a military sense, the decision or sentence of a court-martial. To award medals of honor.
To acknowledge an achievement.
To receive an award is an honour.
Submitted by MaryC on March 14, 2020
Award vs. Reward -- In this Grammar.com article you will learn the differences between the words Award and Reward.
British National Corpus
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'award' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #611
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'award' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3988
Rank popularity for the word 'award' in Nouns Frequency: #224
Rank popularity for the word 'award' in Verbs Frequency: #558
The numerical value of award in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of award in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
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I don't fly any awards at the house. Any award you get is usually for something you've done in the past. And I like to keep looking forward.
It confirms that no one state can claim virtually an entire sea. The award is a historic win not only for the Philippines ... it renews humanity's faith in a rules based global order, the award opens a horizon of possibilities for all stakeholders. The award is a crowning glory of international law.
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- решение, отсъждане, награждавам, награда, присъждамBulgarian
- sentenciar, guardó, trofeu, premi, veredicte, medalla, fallar, decretar, premiar, guardonarCatalan, Valencian
- Spruch, Preis, EntscheidGerman
- απονέμω, βραβείο, επιδικάζω, έπαθλοGreek
- premiar, laudo, galardón, sentenciar, premio, galardonar, fallar, decretarSpanish
- جایزه, نشانPersian
- palkita, palkintoFinnish
- accorder, décerner, prix, trophé, médailleFrench
- medaglia, sentenziare, premio, sentenza, aggiudicare, onorificenza, premiare, trofeoItalian
- paraihe, whakawhiwhi, whakawhiwhingaMāori
- premiar, prémio, sentença, concederPortuguese
- trofeu, decizie, medalieRomanian
- присуждение, награда, решениеRussian
- pris, utmärkelse, dela utSwedish
- పురస్కారం, తీర్పుTelugu
- giải thưởngVietnamese
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