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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But Prince John adhered to his own opinion, on the ground that the Disinherited Knight and his party had lost the day, but for the powerful assistance of the Knight of the Black Armour, to whom, therefore, he persisted in awarding the prize.
edu/conservatory Deadline: 03/02/2007; Number awarded: Variable Requirements: UMKC Conservatory Dance Major, full time student, in good standing, competitive awarding based on audition quality
During the past l0 years, numerous law journals have noted a sharp upward trend in the amounts juries are awarding to punish corporations.