a grant made by a law court
"he criticized the awarding of compensation by the court"
award, accolade, honor, honour, laurels(noun)
a tangible symbol signifying approval or distinction
"an award for bravery"
something given for victory or superiority in a contest or competition or for winning a lottery
"the prize was a free trip to Europe"
give, especially as an honor or reward
"bestow honors and prizes at graduation"
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"
To determine; to make or grant an award.
English Synonyms and Antonyms
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.
Allot to a company for a purpose.
Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms
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List of paraphrases for "award":
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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How to use award in a sentence?
This is a partial award that does not finally determine all issues in the arbitration, and leaves many issues unresolved.
I dedicate this award to Joko and Klass, thank you very much. There is a saying in Hamburg, which is, ‘bye bye!’.
The pleasure and pride is in receiving the award, reward and prize from the hands of a true master and not servant who might be sitting on a very high, powerful position.
As a mom I would so love to have an award ceremony like the VMAs to watch with my kids because my son, who is 4, loves music so much, but obviously I don’t feel comfortable, we saw a little of it because my husband was watching it for work purposes, my son says ‘ why are there so many holes in [ Miley Cyrus' ] outfit ? ’ which I thought was amazing. So speaking of style, that’s her own personal style.
If there was ever an award that a Republican politician should be ashamed to receive, that's it.
Translations for award
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- отсъждане, награда, присъждам, решение, награждавамBulgarian
- premi, trofeu, guardó, sentenciar, veredicte, medalla, fallar, decretar, premiar, guardonarCatalan, Valencian
- Spruch, Preis, EntscheidGerman
- έπαθλο, επιδικάζω, απονέμω, βραβείοGreek
- laudo, premio, fallar, decretar, galardonar, premiar, galardón, sentenciarSpanish
- نشان, جایزهPersian
- palkinto, palkitaFinnish
- prix, trophé, décerner, médaille, accorderFrench
- trofeo, sentenziare, aggiudicare, sentenza, premio, medaglia, onorificenza, premiareItalian
- paraihe, whakawhiwhi, whakawhiwhingaMāori
- sentença, conceder, premiar, prémioPortuguese
- medalie, decizie, trofeuRomanian
- решение, присуждение, наградаRussian
- dela ut, pris, utmärkelseSwedish
- పురస్కారం, తీర్పుTelugu
- giải thưởngVietnamese
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