Prize vs. Price

Prize vs. Price — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Prize and Price

Prizenoun

Something offered or won as an award for superiority or victory, as in a contest or competition.

Pricenoun

The amount as of money or goods, asked for or given in exchange for something else.

Prizenoun

Something offered or won in a lottery or similar game of chance.

Pricenoun

The cost at which something is obtained

believes that the price of success is hard work.

Prizenoun

Something worth striving for; a highly desirable possession.

Pricenoun

The cost of bribing someone

maintained that every person has a price.

Prizenoun

Something seized by force or taken as booty, especially an enemy ship and its cargo captured at sea during wartime.

Pricenoun

A reward offered for the capture or killing of a person

a felon with a price on his head.

Prizenoun

Chiefly Southern US Something used as a lever or for prying.

Pricenoun

(Archaic) Value or worth.

Prizeadjective

Offered or given as a prize

a prize cup.

Priceverb

To fix or establish a price for

shoes that are priced at sixty dollars.

Prizeadjective

Given a prize, or likely to win a prize

a prize cow.

Priceverb

To find out the price of

spent the day pricing dresses.

Prizeadjective

Worthy of a prize; first-class

our prize azaleas.

Pricenoun

The cost required to gain possession of something.

Prizeverb

To value highly; esteem or treasure.

Pricenoun

The cost of an action or deed.

I paid a high price for my folly.

Prizeverb

To estimate the worth of; evaluate.

Pricenoun

Value; estimation; excellence; worth.

Prizeverb

To move or force with a lever; pry

prized open the antique chest.

Priceverb

(transitive) To determine the monetary value of (an item); to put a price on.

Prizenoun

That which is taken from another; something captured; a thing seized by force, stratagem, or superior power.

Priceverb

To pay the price of; to make reparation for.

Prizenoun

Anything captured by a belligerent using the rights of war; especially, property captured at sea in virtue of the rights of war, as a vessel.

Priceverb

To set a price on; to value; to prize.

Prizenoun

An honour or reward striven for in a competitive contest; anything offered to be competed for, or as an inducement to, or reward of, effort.

Priceverb

To ask the price of.

to price eggs

Prizenoun

That which may be won by chance, as in a lottery.

Pricenoun

the amount of money needed to purchase something;

the price of gasolinehe got his new car on excellent termshow much is the damage?

Prizenoun

Anything worth striving for; a valuable possession held or in prospect.

Pricenoun

the property of having material worth (often indicated by the amount of money something would bring if sold);

the fluctuating monetary value of gold and silverhe puts a high price on his serviceshe couldn't calculate the cost of the collection

Prizenoun

(obsolete) A contest for a reward; competition.

Pricenoun

value measured by what must be given or done or undergone to obtain something;

the cost in human life was enormousthe price of success is hard workwhat price glory?

Prizenoun

A lever; a pry; also, the hold of a lever. Also spelled prise.

Pricenoun

the high value or worth of something;

her price is far above rubies

Prizeverb

To consider highly valuable; to esteem.

Pricenoun

a reward for helping to catch a criminal;

the cattle thief has a price on his head

Prizeverb

(obsolete) To set or estimate the value of; to appraise; to price; to rate.

Pricenoun

cost of bribing someone;

they say that every politician has a price

Prizeverb

To move with a lever; to force up or open; to prise or pry.

Pricenoun

United States operatic soprano (born 1927)

Prizeverb

(obsolete) To compete in a prizefight.

Priceverb

determine the price of;

The grocer priced his wares high

Prizenoun

something given for victory or superiority in a contest or competition or for winning a lottery;

the prize was a free trip to Europe

Priceverb

ascertain or learn the price of;

Have you priced personal computers lately?

Prizenoun

goods or money obtained illegally

Prizenoun

something given as a token of victory

Prizeverb

hold dear;

I prize these old photographs

Prizeverb

to move or force, especially in an effort to get something open;

The burglar jimmied the lockRaccoons managed to pry the lid off the garbage pail

Prizeverb

regard highly; think much of;

I respect his judgementWe prize his creativity

Prizeadjective

of superior grade;

choice winesprime beefprize carnationsquality paperselect peaches