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Adjective prize has 1 sense
- choice, prime, prize, quality, select - of superior grade; "choice wines"; "prime beef"; "prize carnations"; "quality paper"; "select peaches"
Antonym: inferior (indirect, via superior)
Noun prize has 3 senses
- 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"
--1 is a kind of gift
--1 has particulars:
- loot, booty, pillage, plunder, prize, swag, dirty money - goods or money obtained illegally
--2 is a kind of stolen property
--2 has parts: cut
- trophy, prize - something given as a token of victory
--3 is a kind of award, accolade, honor, honour, laurels
--3 has particulars:
Verb prize has 3 senses
- prize, value, treasure, appreciate - hold dear; "I prize these old photographs"
--1 is one way to see, consider, reckon, view, regard
Sam and Sue prize the movie
- pry, prise, prize, lever, jimmy - 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"
--2 is one way to open, open up
Somebody ----s something
Somebody ----s something PP
- respect, esteem, value, prize, prise - regard highly; think much of; "I respect his judgement"; "We prize his creativity"
--3 is one way to see, consider, reckon, view, regard
The chefs prize the vegetables