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Award meaning

award - 7 dictionary results

  1. 1. something given for victory or superiority in a contest or competition or for winning a lottery; " the prize was a free trip to Europe"
  2. 2. give, especially as a reward; " bestow honors and prizes at graduation"
  3. 3. To give by sentence or judicial determination; to assign or apportion, after careful regard to the nature of the case; to adjudge; as, the arbitrators awarded damages to the complainant.
  4. 4. To determine; to make an award.
  5. 5. A judgment, sentence, or final decision. Specifically: The decision of arbitrators in a case submitted.
  6. 6. The paper containing the decision of arbitrators; that which is warded.
  7. 7. A judgment; decision.

award - examples of usage

  1. The Remington type- writer received no award.
  2. The Parliament had not dared award to the Comte de la Blache as he had demanded, the passing of the act of settlement declared by it nul; the iniquity would have been too glaring; but it condemned his adversary to pay fifty- six thousand livres of debt annulled by the act of settlement, the interests of the debt and the costs of the suit.
  3. Discredit has been thrown upon this form of conciliation by the fact that the workmen have in several instances refused to abide by the award of the umpire when given against them, and of course it cannot be expected that masters will accept adverse decisions as binding under such circumstances. - "Political economy", W. Stanley Jevons.
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