Definition of AWARD

noun : AWARD

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) a grant made by a law court; "he criticized the awarding of compensation by the court" ;

  • 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" ;

verb : AWARD

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) give, especially as an honor or reward; "bestow honors and prizes at graduation" ;

  • 2. (

    ) 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" ;


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