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a·ward

 (ə-wôrd′)
tr.v. a·ward·ed, a·ward·ing, a·wards
1. To grant as merited or due: awarded prizes to the winners.
2. To grant an amount or other benefit legally due: awarded damages to the plaintiff.
n.
1. Something awarded or granted, as for merit.
2. An amount or other benefit granted as legally due.

[Middle English awarden, from Anglo-Norman awarder, to decide (a legal case), variant of Old North French eswarder : es-, out (from Latin ex; see ex-) + warder, to judge, guard; see wer- in Indo-European roots.]

a·ward′a·ble adj.
a·ward′er n.

award

(əˈwɔːd)
vb (tr)
1. to give (something due), esp as a reward for merit: to award prizes.
2. (Law) law to declare to be entitled, as by decision of a court of law or an arbitrator
n
3. something awarded, such as a prize or medal: an award for bravery.
4. (Industrial Relations & HR Terms) (in Australia and New Zealand) the amount of an award wage (esp in the phrase above award)
5. (Law) law
a. the decision of an arbitrator
b. a grant made by a court of law, esp of damages in a civil action
[C14: from Anglo-Norman awarder, from Old Northern French eswarder to decide after investigation, from es- ex-1 + warder to observe; see ward]
aˈwardable adj
aˌwardˈee n
aˈwarder n

a•ward

(əˈwɔrd)

v.t.
1. to give as due or merited; assign or bestow: to award prizes.
2. to bestow or assign by judicial decree: The plaintiff was awarded damages of $100,000.
n.
3. something awarded, as a payment or medal.
4.
a. a judicial decision or sentence.
b. the decision of arbitrators on a matter submitted to them.
[1250–1300; Middle English < Anglo-French awarder=a- a-4 + warder « Germanic; compare Old English weardian to guard, ward]
a•ward′a•ble, adj.
a•ward′er, n.

reward

award

Both these nouns are used to refer to something you receive because you have done something useful or good.

1. 'reward'

A reward is usually something valuable, such as money.

Hearst announced a reward of £ 50,000 for information.
2. 'award'

An award is something such as a prize, certificate, or medal.

The only award he had ever won was the Toplady Prize for Divinity.

award


Past participle: awarded
Gerund: awarding

Imperative
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Present
I award
you award
he/she/it awards
we award
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they award
Preterite
I awarded
you awarded
he/she/it awarded
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you awarded
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Present Continuous
I am awarding
you are awarding
he/she/it is awarding
we are awarding
you are awarding
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Present Perfect
I have awarded
you have awarded
he/she/it has awarded
we have awarded
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Past Continuous
I was awarding
you were awarding
he/she/it was awarding
we were awarding
you were awarding
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Past Perfect
I had awarded
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we had awarded
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Future
I will award
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he/she/it will award
we will award
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Future Perfect
I will have awarded
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you will have awarded
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Future Continuous
I will be awarding
you will be awarding
he/she/it will be awarding
we will be awarding
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Present Perfect Continuous
I have been awarding
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he/she/it has been awarding
we have been awarding
you have been awarding
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Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been awarding
you will have been awarding
he/she/it will have been awarding
we will have been awarding
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Past Perfect Continuous
I had been awarding
you had been awarding
he/she/it had been awarding
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Conditional
I would award
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Past Conditional
I would have awarded
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.award - a grant made by a law court; "he criticized the awarding of compensation by the court"
grant, subsidisation, subsidization - the act of providing a subsidy
addiction - (Roman law) a formal award by a magistrate of a thing or person to another person (as the award of a debtor to his creditor); a surrender to a master; "under Roman law addiction was the justification for slavery"
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
2.award - a tangible symbol signifying approval or distinctionaward - a tangible symbol signifying approval or distinction; "an award for bravery"
trophy, prize - something given as a token of victory
aliyah - (Judaism) the honor of being called up to the reading desk in the synagogue to read from the Torah; "he was called on for an aliyah"
academic degree, degree - an award conferred by a college or university signifying that the recipient has satisfactorily completed a course of study; "he earned his degree at Princeton summa cum laude"
pennant, crown - the award given to the champion
cachet, seal of approval, seal - an indication of approved or superior status
citation, commendation - an official award (as for bravery or service) usually given as formal public statement
honorable mention, mention - an official recognition of merit; "although he didn't win the prize he did get special mention"
varsity letter, letter - an award earned by participation in a school sport; "he won letters in three sports"
laurel wreath, medal, decoration, ribbon, medallion, palm - an award for winning a championship or commemorating some other event
trophy - an award for success in war or hunting
symbol - an arbitrary sign (written or printed) that has acquired a conventional significance
Emmy - an annual award by the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences for outstanding achievements in television
Nobel prize - an annual award for outstanding contributions to chemistry or physics or physiology and medicine or literature or economics or peace
Academy Award, Oscar - an annual award by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for achievements in motion picture production and performance
Prix de Rome - an annual prize awarded by the French government in a competition of painters and artists and sculptors and musicians and architects; the winner in each category receives support for a period of study in Rome
Prix Goncourt - an award given annually for contributions to French literature
3.award - something given for victory or superiority in a contest or competition or for winning a lotteryaward - something given for victory or superiority in a contest or competition or for winning a lottery; "the prize was a free trip to Europe"
gift - something acquired without compensation
scholarship - financial aid provided to a student on the basis of academic merit
fellowship - money granted (by a university or foundation or other agency) for advanced study or research
gratuity - an award (as for meritorious service) given without claim or obligation
door prize - tickets are passed out at the entrance to a dance or party or other social function and a prize is awarded to the holder of the winning ticket
jackpot - any outstanding award
prize money - any money given as a prize
premium - a prize, bonus, or award given as an inducement to purchase products, enter competitions initiated by business interests, etc.; "they encouraged customers with a premium for loyal patronage"
Verb1.award - give, especially as an honor or reward; "bestow honors and prizes at graduation"
allocate, apportion - distribute according to a plan or set apart for a special purpose; "I am allocating a loaf of bread to everyone on a daily basis"; "I'm allocating the rations for the camping trip"
certificate - present someone with a certificate
bestow, confer - present; "The university conferred a degree on its most famous former student, who never graduated"; "bestow an honor on someone"
2.award - 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"
pension, pension off - grant a pension to
give - cause to have, in the abstract sense or physical sense; "She gave him a black eye"; "The draft gave me a cold"

award

noun
1. prize, gift, trophy, decoration, grant, bonsela (S. African) She presented a bravery award to the schoolgirl.
2. grant, subsidy, scholarship, hand-out, endowment, stipend this year's annual pay award
3. (Law) settlement, payment, compensation workmen's compensation awards
4. giving, presentation, allotment, bestowal, conferment, conferral the award of the man of the match trophy
verb
1. present with, give, grant, gift, distribute, render, assign, decree, hand out, confer, endow, bestow, allot, apportion, adjudge She was awarded the prize for both films.
2. grant, give, render, assign, decree, accord, confer, adjudge The contract has been awarded to a British shipyard.

award

verb
1. To give formally or officially:
2. To let have as a favor, prerogative, or privilege:
noun
1. Something given in return for a service or accomplishment:
Idiom: token of appreciation.
2. A memento received as a symbol of excellence or victory:
Translations
جائِزَةجائِزَهيَحْكُميَمْنَح جائِزَه
cenapřiřknoutudělit
pristildeletilkendegivepræmie
palkinto
nagrada
odaítél
úrskurîa, veitaveita, verîlaunaverîlaunaúthlutun
apdovanojimasapdovanotipriteisti
piešķirtpiešķirtā godalgapiespriestpiespriestais sods
nagradapodeliti
belöning
รางวัล
ödülödül vermekvermekhükmetmekmükâfat
phần thưởng

award

[əˈwɔːd]
A. N
1. (= prize) → premio m (Mil) (= medal) → condecoración f
2. (Jur) (= ruling) → fallo m, sentencia f; (= sum of money) (punitive) → sanción f; (= damages) → concesión f
a record award for sexual harassmentuna sanción récord por acoso sexual
they are appealing against the award of £350,000 to Violet Bushvan a recurrir contra la concesión de £350.000 a Violet Bush
3. (= act of awarding) → entrega f, concesión f
see also pay
B. VT
1. [+ prize, medal] → conceder, otorgar
the prize is not being awarded this yeareste año el premio se ha declarado desierto
2. (Jur) [+ damages] → adjudicar
3. (Sport) to award a penalty (against sb)pitar or señalar (un) penalti (contra algn)
to award sb a penaltyconceder un penalti a algn
C. CPD award(s) ceremony Nceremonia f de entrega de premios
award winner Npremiado/a m/f, galardonado/a m/f

award

[əˈwɔːrd]
n
(= prize) → récompense f, prix m
He's won an award → Il a remporté un prix.
the award for the best actor → le prix du meilleur acteur
(LAW) (= damages) → indemnité f (compensatoire)
vt
[+ prize, medal] → décerner
to award a penalty → accorder un penalty
(LAW) [+ damages, settlement] → accorderaward ceremony awards ceremony ncérémonie f de remise des prixaward winner n (= person) → lauréat(e) m/faward-winning [əˈwɔːrdˌwɪnɪŋ] adj [journalist, film] → primé(e)

award

vt prize, penalty, free kick etczusprechen (to sb jdm), zuerkennen (to sb jdm); (= present) prize, degree, medal etcverleihen (to sb jdm); to be awarded damagesSchadenersatz zugesprochen bekommen; to award somebody first prizejdm den ersten Preis zuerkennen
n
(= prize)Preis m; (for bravery etc) → Auszeichnung f; (Jur) → Zuerkennung f; to make an award (to somebody)einen Preis (an jdn) vergeben
(Univ) → Stipendium nt

award

:
award(s) ceremony
n (Film, Theat, TV) → Preisverleihung f
award-winning

award

[əˈwɔːd]
1. n (prize) → premio; (scholarship) → borsa di studio (Law) (decision) → sentenza arbitrale, decreto; (sum) → ricompensa, risarcimento
2. vt to award sb sth or to award sth to sb (prize) → assegnare qc a qn; (medal) → conferire qc a qn, concedere
to award sb damages → a qn il risarcimento dei danni

award

(əˈwoːd) verb
1. to give (someone something that he has won or deserved). They awarded her first prize.
2. to give. He was awarded damages of $5,000.
noun
a prize etc awarded. The film awards were presented annually.

award

جائِزَة cena pris Auszeichnung βραβείο premio palkinto récompense nagrada premio beloning pris nagroda prémio, prêmio награда belöning รางวัล ödül phần thưởng 奖品
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In my will I have laid down the lines on which this institution is to be conducted; it would be tedious to go over them, it is enough to say that I have a fund which will some day enable the Commune to award several scholarships for children who show signs of promise in art or science.
When the great crash came--the announcement of ruin, and the departure from Russell Square, and the declaration that all was over between her and George--all over between her and love, her and happiness, her and faith in the world--a brutal letter from John Osborne told her in a few curt lines that her father's conduct had been of such a nature that all engagements between the families were at an end--when the final award came, it did not shock her so much as her parents, as her mother rather expected (for John Sedley himself was entirely prostrate in the ruins of his own affairs and shattered honour).
Soon, oh, very soon, will death extinguish these throbbings and relieve me from the mighty weight of anguish that bears me to the dust; and, in executing the award of justice, I shall also sink to rest.
So high that, like the award of happiness, it is more fit to come only at the end of a life.