award synonyms

Here's a list of possible synonyms and antonyms for the term award:


Princeton's WordNet

  1. award, awarding(noun)

    a grant made by a law court

    Synonyms:
    honor, awarding, award, accolade, honour, laurels, prize

  2. award, accolade, honor, honour, laurels(noun)

    a tangible symbol signifying approval or distinction

    Synonyms:
    prize, purity, awarding, honor, laurels, award, honour, accolade, pureness

  3. prize, award(verb)

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

    Synonyms:
    awarding, award, booty, plunder, prize, honor, laurels, swag, loot, accolade, dirty money, honour, pillage, trophy

  4. award, present(verb)

    give, especially as an honor or reward

    Synonyms:
    portray, pose, grant, demo, deliver, represent, award, give, lay out, acquaint, submit, demonstrate, gift, stage, confront, present, exhibit, face, introduce, salute, show

  5. award, grant(verb)

    give as judged due or on the basis of merit

    Synonyms:
    allow, give, allot, yield, award, cede, grant, concede, deed over, present, accord

Wiktionary

  1. award(verb)

    To determine; to make or grant an award.

    Synonyms:
    crown

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. award

    Allot, originally to assign by lot, applies to the giving of a definite thing to a certain person. A portion or extent of time is allotted; as, I expect to live out my allotted time. A definite period is appointed; as, the audience assembled at the appointed hour. Allot may also refer to space; as, to allot a plot of ground for a cemetery; but we now oftener use select, set apart, or assign. Allot is not now used of persons. Appoint may be used of time, space, or person; as, the appointed day; the appointed place; an officer was appointed to this station. Destine may also refer to time, place, or person, but it always has reference to what is considerably in the future; a man appoints to meet his friend in five minutes; he destines his son to follow his own profession. Assign is rarely used of time, but rather of places, persons, or things. We assign a work to be done and assign a man to do it, who, if he fails, must assign a reason for not doing it. That which is allotted, appointed, or assigned is more or less arbitrary; that which is awarded is the due requital of something the receiver has done, and he has right and claim to it; as, the medal was awarded for valor. Compare APPORTION.

    Synonyms:
    allot, appoint, apportion, assign, destine, distribute, divide, give, grant, mete out, portion out, select, set apart

    Antonyms:
    appropriate, confiscate, deny, refuse, resume, retain, seize, withhold

    Preposition:
    Allot to a company for a purpose.

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. award(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    adjudge, decrees

  2. award(n.)

    Synonyms:
    judgment, decree, adjudication, determination, decision

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

prize, price, awards, scholarship, awarding, prices, reward, attribution, allocation, granting, fellowship, bursary, prizes, grant, prix, sentence, compensation, bourse, scholarships, adjudication, premium, pricing, individual, premio, medal, rewards, fellowships, allowance, distinction, decoration, assignment, invitation, allocate, laureate, nobel, procurement, auction, prize-winner, allotment, purse, awarded



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