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award

 
Noun award has 3 senses
  1. award, awarding - a grant made by a law court; "he criticized the awarding of compensation by the court"
    --1 is a kind of grant, subsidization, subsidisation
    --1 has particulars: addiction
  2. award, accolade, honor, honour, laurels - a tangible symbol signifying approval or distinction; "an award for bravery"
    --2 is a kind of symbol
    --2 has particulars:
     trophy, prize; aliyah; academic degree, degree; pennant, crown; cachet, seal, seal of approval; citation, commendation; mention, honorable mention; letter, varsity letter; decoration, laurel wreath, medal, medallion, palm, ribbon; trophy; Emmy; Nobel prize; Academy Award, Oscar; Prix de Rome; Prix Goncourt
    Derived forms: verb award3, verb award1
  3. prize, award - something given for victory or superiority in a contest or competition or for winning a lottery; "the prize was a free trip to Europe"
    --3 is a kind of gift
    --3 has particulars:
     scholarship; fellowship; gratuity; door prize; jackpot; prize money
    Derived form: verb award1
Verb award has 3 senses
  1. award, present - give, especially as a reward; "bestow honors and prizes at graduation"
    --1 is one way to allocate, apportion
    Derived forms: noun award3, noun award2
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s somebody something
    Somebody ----s something to somebody
  2. award, grant - give on the basis of merit; "Funds are granted to qualified researchers"
    --2 is one way to allocate, apportion
    Sample sentences:
    They award the money to them
    They award the countryside
  3. award - bestow an honor upon
    --3 is one way to
    honor, honour, reward
    Derived form: noun award2
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s somebody
    => Somebody ----s somebody something
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