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Esteem vs. Prize

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Esteemnoun

Favourable regard.

‘We hold her in high esteem.’;

Prizenoun

That which is taken from another; something captured; a thing seized by force, stratagem, or superior power.

Esteemverb

To set a high value on; to regard with respect or reverence.

Prizenoun

Anything captured by a belligerent using the rights of war; especially, property captured at sea in virtue of the rights of war, as a vessel.

Esteemverb

To regard something as valuable; to prize.

Prizenoun

An honour or reward striven for in a competitive contest; anything offered to be competed for, or as an inducement to, or reward of, effort.

Esteemverb

To look upon something in a particular way.

‘Mary is an esteemed member of the community.’;

Prizenoun

That which may be won by chance, as in a lottery.

Esteemverb

(obsolete) To judge; to estimate; to appraise

‘The Earth, which I esteem unable to reflect the rays of the Sun.’;

Prizenoun

Anything worth striving for; a valuable possession held or in prospect.

Esteemverb

To set a value on; to appreciate the worth of; to estimate; to value; to reckon.

‘Then he forsook God, which made him, and lightly esteemed the Rock of his salvation.’; ‘Thou shouldst (gentle reader) esteem his censure and authority to be of the more weighty credence.’; ‘Famous men, - whose scientific attainments were esteemed hardly less than supernatural.’;

Prizenoun

(obsolete) A contest for a reward; competition.

Esteemverb

To set a high value on; to prize; to regard with reverence, respect, or friendship.

‘Will he esteem thy riches?’; ‘You talk kindlier: we esteem you for it.’;

Prizenoun

A lever; a pry; also, the hold of a lever. Also spelled prise.

Esteemverb

To form an estimate; to have regard to the value; to consider.

‘We ourselves esteem not of that obedience, or love, or gift, which is of force.’;

Prizeverb

To consider highly valuable; to esteem.

Esteemnoun

Estimation; opinion of merit or value; hence, valuation; reckoning; price.

‘Most dear in the esteemAnd poor in worth!’; ‘I will deliver you, in ready coin,The full and dear'st esteem of what you crave.’;

Prizeverb

(obsolete) To set or estimate the value of; to appraise; to price; to rate.

Esteemnoun

High estimation or value; great regard; favorable opinion, founded on supposed worth.

‘Nor should thy prowess want praise and esteem.’;

Prizeverb

To move with a lever; to force up or open; to prise or pry.

Esteemnoun

the condition of being honored (esteemed or respected or well regarded);

‘it is held in esteem’; ‘a man who has earned high regard’;

Prizeverb

(obsolete) To compete in a prizefight.

Esteemnoun

a feeling of delighted approval and liking

Prizenoun

That which is taken from another; something captured; a thing seized by force, stratagem, or superior power.

‘I will depart my pris, or my prey, by deliberation.’; ‘His own prize,Whom formerly he had in battle won.’;

Esteemnoun

an attitude of admiration or esteem;

‘she lost all respect for him’;

Prizenoun

Anything captured by a belligerent using the rights of war; esp., property captured at sea in virtue of the rights of war, as a vessel.

‘I'll never wrestle for prize more.’; ‘I fought and conquered, yet have lost the prize.’;

Esteemverb

regard highly; think much of;

‘I respect his judgement’; ‘We prize his creativity’;

Prizenoun

That which may be won by chance, as in a lottery.

Esteemverb

look on as or consider;

‘she looked on this affair as a joke’; ‘He thinks of himself as a brilliant musician’; ‘He is reputed to be intelligent’;

Prizenoun

Anything worth striving for; a valuable possession held or in prospect.

‘I press toward the mark for the prize of the high calling of God in Christ Jesus.’;

Prizenoun

A contest for a reward; competition.

Prizenoun

A lever; a pry; also, the hold of a lever.

Prizenoun

Estimation; valuation.

Prizeverb

To move with a lever; to force up or open; to pry.

Prizeverb

To set or estimate the value of; to appraise; to price; to rate.

‘A goodly price that I was prized at.’; ‘I prize it [life] not a straw, but for mine honor.’;

Prizeverb

To value highly; to estimate to be of great worth; to esteem.

‘I prized your person, but your crown disdain.’;

Prizenoun

something given for victory or superiority in a contest or competition or for winning a lottery;

‘the prize was a free trip to Europe’;

Prizenoun

goods or money obtained illegally

Prizenoun

something given as a token of victory

Prizeverb

hold dear;

‘I prize these old photographs’;

Prizeverb

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’;

Prizeverb

regard highly; think much of;

‘I respect his judgement’; ‘We prize his creativity’;

Prizeadjective

of superior grade;

‘choice wines’; ‘prime beef’; ‘prize carnations’; ‘quality paper’; ‘select peaches’;

Prize

A prize is an award to be given to a person, a group of people like a sports team, or organization to recognize and reward actions or achievements. Official prizes often involve monetary rewards as well as the fame that comes with them.

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