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Prize vs. Prise

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  • Prize (noun)

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

  • Prize (noun)

    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.

  • Prize (noun)

    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.

  • Prize (noun)

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

  • Prize (noun)

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

  • Prize (noun)

    A contest for a reward; competition.

  • Prize (noun)

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

  • Prize (verb)

    To consider highly valuable; to esteem.

  • Prize (verb)

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

  • Prize (verb)

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

  • Prize (verb)

    To compete in a prizefight.

  • Prise (noun)

    An enterprise or adventure.

  • Prise (noun)

    obsolete form of prize

  • Prise (verb)

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

Wiktionary
  • Prize (noun)

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

  • Prize (noun)

    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.

  • Prize (noun)

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

  • Prize (noun)

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

  • Prize (noun)

    A contest for a reward; competition.

  • Prize (noun)

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

  • Prize (noun)

    Estimation; valuation.

  • Prize

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

  • Prize

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

  • Prize

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

  • Prise (noun)

    An enterprise.

  • Prise (noun)

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

Webster Dictionary
  • Prize (noun)

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

    "the prize was a free trip to Europe"

  • Prize (noun)

    goods or money obtained illegally

  • Prize (noun)

    something given as a token of victory

  • Prize (verb)

    hold dear;

    "I prize these old photographs"

  • Prize (verb)

    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"

  • Prize (verb)

    regard highly; think much of;

    "I respect his judgement"

    "We prize his creativity"

  • Prize (adjective)

    of superior grade;

    "choice wines"

    "prime beef"

    "prize carnations"

    "quality paper"

    "select peaches"

  • Prise (verb)

    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"

  • Prise (verb)

    make an uninvited or presumptuous inquiry;

    "They pried the information out of him"

  • Prise (verb)

    regard highly; think much of;

    "I respect his judgement"

    "We prize his creativity"

Princeton's WordNet

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