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Overview of verb prise

The verb prise has 3 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (1) 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. pry, prise

(make an uninvited or presumptuous inquiry; "They pried the information out of him")

3. respect, esteem, value, prize, prise

(regard highly; think much of; "I respect his judgement"; "We prize his creativity") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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