What does award mean?

Definitions for award
əˈwɔrdaward

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. award, awarding(noun)

    a grant made by a law court

    "he criticized the awarding of compensation by the court"

  2. award, accolade, honor, honour, laurels(noun)

    a tangible symbol signifying approval or distinction

    "an award for bravery"

  3. prize, award(verb)

    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, present(verb)

    give, especially as an honor or reward

    "bestow honors and prizes at graduation"

  5. award, grant(verb)

    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. award(Noun)

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

  2. award(Noun)

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

  3. award(Noun)

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

  4. award(Noun)

    Care, keeping.

  5. award(Noun)

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

  6. award(Verb)

    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.

  7. award(Verb)

    To determine; to make or grant an award.

  8. award(Verb)

    to give an award (prize) for merit

    He was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature.

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Award(verb)

    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

  2. Award(verb)

    to determine; to make an award

  3. Award(verb)

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

  4. Award(verb)

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

  5. 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

  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.

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

How to pronounce award?

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How to say award in sign language?

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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. Tim Herman:

    This award is unprecedented.

  2. Brooks Koepka:

    Winning the Rookie of the Year award means so much.

  3. Roy Seeto:

    I think Chan Hon Meng deserved the award. Really deserved it.

  4. Katherine Phillips:

    Award shows can only be a reflection of the material out there.

  5. Jessica Vaughan:

    Irene Martin’s nomination for this valor award is scandalous.

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