awarding


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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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.awarding - 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"
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It was a still better reason for awarding him a species of familiar reverence that Uncle Venner was himself the most ancient existence, whether of man or thing, in Pyncheon Street, except the House of the Seven Gables, and perhaps the elm that overshadowed it.
Shortly after the accession of King James, Jonson, Chapman, and Marston brought out a comedy, 'Eastward Hoe,' in which they offended the king by satirical flings at the needy Scotsmen to whom James was freely awarding Court positions.
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