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award Explained

award at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:

[ə'wɔ:d]

award at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

W1S2 n [C]
1 something such as a prize or money given to someone to reward them for something they have done: award for// --the Presidential Award for Excellence in Science and Mathematics Teaching// win/receive an award // --Rosie was in London to receive her award as Mum of the Year.// --The hotel's award-winning restaurant specializes in traditional food.// --Magnusson presented the [hA124]1000 award to the group's chairman.//
2 something, especially money, that is officially given to someone as a payment or after a legal decision: --the teachers' pay award// --an award for unfair dismissal//
award 2 W3 v [T] [Date: 1300-1400; Language: Old North French; Origin: eswarder, from warder 'to guard']//
1 to officially give someone something such as a prize or money to reward them for something they have done: --Moodie has been awarded a golf scholarship at the University of Hawaii.// award sb sth// --The judge awarded me first prize.// award sth to sb// --A Nobel Prize was awarded to Waksman in 1952.//
2 to officially decide that someone should receive a payment or a formal agreement: award sb sth// --The government awarded a German company the contract.// award sth to sb// --[hA124]45,000 was awarded to a typist with an injured hand.//

award at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

133 Moby Thesaurus words for "award":
Academy Award, Christmas present, Nobel Prize, Oscar, accolade,
accommodation, accord, accordance, action, administer, afford,
allocate, allot, allow, apportion, assign, awarding, badge, bays,
bestow, bestow on, bestowal, bestowment, birthday present,
booby prize, box, cadeau, communicate, communication, concede,
concession, condemnation, confer, conferment, conferral,
consideration, consolation prize, contribution, deal, deal out,
decision, decoration, decree, deliverance, delivery, determination,
diagnosis, dictum, dish out, dispense, distinction, dole, dole out,
donate, donation, doom, dower, endow, endow with, endowment, endue,
extend, fairing, finding, first prize, fork out, furnish,
furnishment, gift, gift with, gifting, give, give freely, give out,
giving, grant, granting, hand out, handsel, heap, help to, impart,
impartation, impartment, investiture, issue, jackpot, kudos,
laurels, lavish, let have, liberality, mete, mete out, oblation,
offer, offering, order, peace offering, pour, precedent, present,
presentation, presentment, prize, proffer, prognosis,
pronouncement, provision, rain, render, resolution, reward, ruling,
second prize, sentence, serve, shell out, shower, slip, snow,
subscription, supplying, surrender, sweepstakes, tender, tribute,
trophy, verdict, vouchsafe, vouchsafement, white elephant, yield

award at English => English (English Thesaurus) Of Explained:

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Award at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Award \A*ward"\, v. i.
To determine; to make an award.

Award \A*ward"\, n. [Cf. OF. award, awart, esgart. See {Award},
v. t.]
1. A judgment, sentence, or final decision. Specifically: The
decision of arbitrators in a case submitted.``Impatient
for the award.'' --Cowper.

An award had been given against. --Gilpin.

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

Award \A*ward"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Awarded}; p. pr. & vb. n.
{Awarding}.] [OF. eswarder to look at, consider, decide,
judge; es (L. ex) + warder, garder, to observe, take heed,
keep, fr. OHG. wart[=e]n to watch, guard. See {Ward}.]
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 review The wrongful sentence, and award a new.
--Dryden.

award at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

award
n 1: a grant made by a law court; "he criticized the awarding of
compensation by the court" [syn: {awarding}]
2: a tangible symbol signifying approval or distinction; "an
award for bravery" [syn: {accolade}, {honor}, {honour}, {laurels}]
3: something given for victory or superiority in a contest or
competition or for winning a lottery; "the prize was a
free trip to Europe" [syn: {prize}]
v 1: give, especially as a reward; "bestow honors and prizes at
graduation" [syn: {present}]
2: give on the basis of merit; "Funds are granted to qualified
researchers" [syn: {grant}]
3: bestow an honor upon

award at English (WD) Of Explained:

==English==
Inter: wikipedi » a

Etymology

From Inter: etyl » enm Inter: term » awarden, from Inter: etyl » xno Inter: term » awarder, from Inter: etyl » ML. *Inter: term » |exwardare, from Inter: etyl » la Inter: term » ex||out + Inter: etyl » ML. Inter: term » wardare, Inter: term » guardare||to observe, regard, guard; see ward, guard, regard.

Pronunciation

* Inter: audio » en-us-award.ogg|Audio (US)
  • Inter: rhymes » ɔː(r)d

    Noun

    Inter: en-nou » n


  • Inter: lega » l A judgment, sentence, or final decision. Specifically: The decision of arbitrators in a case submitted.
    1. Inter: lega » l The paper containing the decision of arbitrators; that which is warded.
    2. A trophy or medal; something that denotes an accomplishment, especially in a competition. A prize or honor based on merit.
    3. Inter: obsolet » e Care, keeping.
    4. 1485, Sir Thomas Malory, Le Morte Darthur, Book VIII:
    5. : Than the kynge for grete favour made Tramtryste to be put in his doughtyrs awarde and kepying, because she was a noble surgeon.
    6. Inter: Australia » industrial relations A negotiated minimum wage that is set for a particular trade or industry; an Category: w - :Industrial award|industrial award.
    7. 1970, Kenneth Frederick Walker, Australian Industrial Relations Systems, page 242,
    8. : The AMIEUw - :Australasian Meat Industry Employees Union|Australian Meat Industry Employees Union first developed into a powerful organisation in the early years of the twentieth century, and after the first industry-wide collective agreement was made in 1911, collective bargaining prevailed in the industry until 1917, when the employers sought an award from the Queensland Industrial Court. The first award was issued on March 12, 1918.
    9. 2000, Mark Wooden, The Transformation of Australian Industrial Relations, page 42,
    10. : A further 17 per cent responded that the agreement replaced ‘most’ aspects of the award, leaving the large majority (67 per cent) claiming that the agreeement replaced only ‘some’ aspects of the award.
    11. 2007, Category: w - :Australian Bureau of Statistics|Australian Bureau of Statistics, 2007 Year book, Australia, page 182,
    12. : Employees whose pay is set by ‘award only’ are those who have their pay set by an award, and who are not paid more than the award rate of pay.

      Translations

      Inter: trans-top » trophy or medal

  • Basque: Inter: t- » eu|sari
  • Bulgarian: Inter: t+ » bg|награда
  • Catalan: premi {{m}}, trofeu {{m}}, medalla {{f}}, Inter: t- » ca|guardó|m
  • Czech: Inter: t- » cs|ocenění|n
  • Estonian: auhind
  • Finnish: Inter: t+ » fi|palkinto
  • French: Inter: t+ » fr|prix|m, Inter: t- » fr|trophé|m, Inter: t+ » fr|médaille|f
  • German: Inter: t+ » de|Preis|m
  • Greek: Inter: t+ » el|έπαθλο|n|tr=épathlo, Inter: t+ » el|βραβείο|n|tr=vraveío

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • Hungarian: Inter: t+ » hu|díj
    • Italian: Inter: t+ » it|premio|m, Inter: t+ » it|trofeo|m, Inter: t+ » it|medaglia|f, Inter: t- » it|onoreficenza|f
    • Kyrgyz: Inter: t+ » ky|сыйлык|tr=syjlyk
    • Persian: Inter: t+ » fa|نشان|tr=neŝān|sc=fa-Arab, Inter: t+ » fa|جایزه|tr=jāyeze|sc=fa-Arab
    • Romanian: trofeu, medalie, decizie
    • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|награда|f|tr=nagráda
    • Spanish: Inter: t+ » es|premio|m, Inter: t+ » es|galardón|m
    • Swahili: Inter: t+ » sw|tunikwa
    • Telugu: పురస్కారం (puraskaaraM)


    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » decision of arbitrators
    • Bulgarian: Inter: t+ » bg|отсъждане, Inter: t+ » bg|решение
    • Catalan: veredicte {{m}}
    • Italian: Inter: t+ » it|sentenza
    • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|решение|n|tr=rešénije|sc=Cyrl, Inter: t+ » ru|присуждение|n|tr=prisuždénije|sc=Cyrl


    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Spanish: Inter: t- » es|laudo|m
  • Swahili: Inter: t+ » sw|tunikwa
  • Telugu: తీర్పు (teerpu)

  • Inter: trans-botto » m

    Verb

    Inter: en-ver » b
  • Inter: transitive » legal 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.
    1. Inter: intransitiv » e To determine; to make or grant an award.
    2. Inter: transitiv » e to give an award (prize) for merit
    3. : He was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature.

      Synonyms

      * Inter: sense » make or grant an award crown

      Derived terms

      * awardee

  • awarder

    Translations

    Inter: trans-top » to give by judicial determination
  • Bulgarian: Inter: t+ » bg|присъждам
  • Catalan: fallar, decretar, sentenciar
  • French: Inter: t+ » fr|accorder, Inter: t+ » fr|décerner
  • Greek: Inter: t+ » el|επιδικάζω|tr=epidikázo

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • Italian: Inter: t- » it|sentenziare
    • Portuguese: Inter: t- » pt|award
    • Spanish: Inter: t+ » es|fallar, Inter: t- » es|decretar, Inter: t- » es|sentenciar
    • Swahili: Inter: t+ » sw|tunikwa


    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » to make an award
    • Bulgarian: Inter: t+ » bg|награждавам
    • Catalan: premiar, guardonar
    • Finnish: Inter: t+ » fi|palkita
    • Greek: Inter: t+ » el|απονέμω|tr=aponémo
    • Italian: Inter: t- » it|premiare
    • Kurdish: Inter: t+ » ku|xelat


    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Latin: Inter: t- » la|addico|alt=addīcō
  • Marathi: पुरस्कार
  • Romanian: a premia, a decide
  • Spanish: Inter: t- » es|premiar, Inter: t+ » es|galardonar
  • Swahili: Inter: t+ » sw|tunikwa

  • Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » give an award/prize for merit
    • Esperanto: Inter: t- » eo|premii
    • Italian: Inter: t- » it|premiare, Inter: t- » it|aggiudicare


    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Spanish: Inter: t- » es|premiar
  • Swedish: Inter: t- » sv|dela ut

  • Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: checktrans-to » p
    • Swahili: Inter: t+ » sw|tunikwa


    Inter: trans-botto » m

    External links

    * Inter: R:Webster 191 » 3
  • Inter: R:Century 191 » 1

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