a grant made by a law court
"he criticized the awarding of compensation by the court"
award, accolade, honor, honour, laurels(noun)
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.
Origin: From awarden, from awarder, from *, from ex + wardare, guardare; see ward, guard, regard.
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
Origin: [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.
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
Examples of award in a Sentence
This award is unprecedented.
Winning the Rookie of the Year award means so much.
I think Chan Hon Meng deserved the award. Really deserved it.
Award shows can only be a reflection of the material out there.
Irene Martin’s nomination for this valor award is scandalous.
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Translations for award
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- отсъждане, награда, присъждам, решение, награждавамBulgarian
- premi, trofeu, guardó, sentenciar, veredicte, medalla, fallar, decretar, premiar, guardonarCatalan, Valencian
- Spruch, Preis, EntscheidGerman
- έπαθλο, επιδικάζω, απονέμω, βραβείοGreek
- laudo, premio, fallar, decretar, galardonar, premiar, galardón, sentenciarSpanish
- نشان, جایزهPersian
- palkinto, palkitaFinnish
- prix, trophé, décerner, médaille, accorderFrench
- trofeo, sentenziare, aggiudicare, sentenza, premio, medaglia, onorificenza, premiareItalian
- paraihe, whakawhiwhi, whakawhiwhingaMāori
- sentença, conceder, premiar, prémioPortuguese
- medalie, decizie, trofeuRomanian
- решение, присуждение, наградаRussian
- dela ut, pris, utmärkelseSwedish
- పురస్కారం, తీర్పుTelugu
- giải thưởngVietnamese
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