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1. award

noun. ['əˈwɔrd'] a grant made by a law court.

Synonyms

  • subsidization
  • subsidisation
  • addiction
  • awarding

Antonyms

  • dishonor
  • disrepute
  • infamy
  • reject

Etymology

  • awarden (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • awarder (Anglo-Norman)

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Rhymes with Award

  • unexplored
  • underscored
  • prerecord
  • untoward
  • mountford
  • montford
  • explored
  • restored
  • outscored
  • implored
  • deplored
  • axford
  • verwoerd
  • shavord
  • reward
  • revord
  • record
  • reboard
  • mccord
  • mainord
  • laborde
  • ignored
  • dubord
  • deborde
  • debord
  • beauford
  • alvord
  • abhorred
  • sward
  • stored

How do you pronounce award?

Pronounce award as əˈwɔrd.

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Sentences with award


1. Noun, singular or mass
You also might give a humorous award for the person who lost the most hair.

2. Verb, base form
A court can award physical and legal custody to either or both parents.

3. Preposition or subordinating conjunction
The company also received the Tiburuon CEO Summit award for Maintaining a Focus on Consumer Needs in 2009.

Quotes about award


1. I never make a movie for awards consideration. I will use the hope of getting an Academy Award a) to honor the people who work so hard and also b) it's the greatest Good Housekeeping seal in the world. It's the greatest brand. It's as good as Louis Vuitton and Dior in the world of moviemaking. It's the Super Bowl.
- Harvey Weinstein

2. Please, no matter how we advance technologically, please don't abandon the book. There is nothing in our material world more beautiful than the book."(Acceptance speech, National Book Award 2010 (Nonfiction), November 17, 2010)
- Patti Smith

3. I slept through the award presentation for Napper of the Year. They had to wake me when I won. Winning was like a dream come true.
- Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE

2. award

noun. ['əˈwɔrd'] something given for victory or superiority in a contest or competition or for winning a lottery.

Synonyms

  • gift
  • door prize
  • prize money
  • prize
  • gratuity
  • premium
  • scholarship
  • fellowship

Antonyms

  • inferior
  • open
  • unseal
  • unfasten

Etymology

  • awarden (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • awarder (Anglo-Norman)

3. award

noun. ['əˈwɔrd'] a tangible symbol signifying approval or distinction.

Synonyms

  • letter
  • varsity letter
  • Nobel prize
  • Prix de Rome
  • ribbon
  • medallion
  • accolade
  • aliyah
  • medal
  • Emmy
  • honor
  • Academy Award
  • prize
  • seal
  • academic degree
  • degree
  • citation
  • palm
  • honour
  • seal of approval
  • cachet
  • symbol
  • honorable mention
  • pennant
  • laurel wreath
  • Oscar
  • mention
  • trophy
  • commendation
  • crown
  • Prix Goncourt
  • decoration

Antonyms

  • refuse
  • unrighteousness
  • look down on
  • close

Etymology

  • awarden (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • awarder (Anglo-Norman)

4. award

verb. ['əˈwɔrd'] give, especially as an honor or reward.

Synonyms

  • confer
  • apportion
  • certificate
  • bestow
  • present

Antonyms

  • immoderation
  • moderation
  • low
  • mild

Etymology

  • awarden (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • awarder (Anglo-Norman)

5. award

verb. ['əˈwɔrd'] give as judged due or on the basis of merit.

Synonyms

  • give
  • pension
  • pension off

Antonyms

  • disapproval
  • discouragement
  • disapprobation
  • divest

Etymology

  • awarden (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • awarder (Anglo-Norman)
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