What does prise mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. pry, prise, prize, lever, jimmyverb

    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, priseverb

    make an uninvited or presumptuous inquiry

    "They pried the information out of him"

  3. respect, esteem, value, prize, priseverb

    regard highly; think much of

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


  1. prisenoun

    An enterprise.

  2. prisenoun

    Variant of prize.

  3. priseverb

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Prisenoun

    an enterprise

  2. Prise

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

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Prise

    prīz, n. (Spens.) an enterprise or adventure.

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Anagrams for prise »

  1. peris, piers, Piers, pries, spire

  2. Peris

  3. Piers

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of prise in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of prise in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of prise in a Sentence

  1. Ben Burville:

    Theyre very clever animals, they will try and prise the diving gear off my head -- but they know the difference between what is gear and what is my face. They wouldnt dig their flippers into my face.

Images & Illustrations of prise

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