Definition of Price in English :

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Price meaning in English

Meaning of Price in English

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1. cost, monetary value, price

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

Example Sentences:
'the fluctuating monetary value of gold and silver'
'he puts a high price on his services'
'he couldn't calculate the cost of the collection'

2. damage, price, terms

the amount of money needed to purchase something

Example Sentences:
'the price of gasoline'
'he got his new car on excellent terms'
'how much is the damage?'

3. cost, price, toll

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

Example Sentences:
'the cost in human life was enormous'
'the price of success is hard work'
'what price glory?'

4. price

the high value or worth of something

Example Sentences:
'her price is far above rubies'

5. price

a monetary reward for helping to catch a criminal

Example Sentences:
'the cattle thief has a price on his head'

6. price

cost of bribing someone

Example Sentences:
'they say that every politician has a price'

7. leontyne price, mary leontyne price, price

United States operatic soprano (born 1927)


8. price

determine the price of

Example Sentences:
'The grocer priced his wares high'

9. price

ascertain or learn the price of

Example Sentences:
'Have you priced personal computers lately?'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


see synonyms of price
the sum in money or goods for which anything is or may be bought or sold
the cost at which anything is obtained
the cost of bribing a person
a sum of money offered or given as a reward for a capture or killing
value or worth, esp high worth
6. gambling another word for odds
7.  at any price
8.  at a price
9.  beyond price
10.  the price of someone
11.  what price something?
verb (transitive)
to fix or establish the price of
to ascertain or discover the price of
14.  price out of the market

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(Mary) Leˈonˌtyne (liˈɑnˌtin ) ; lēänˈtēnˌ) 1927- ; U.S. operatic soprano
the amount of money, etc. asked or paid for something; cost; charge
value or worth
a reward for the capture or death of a person
money or other consideration sufficient to be a bribe or inducement
the cost, as in life, labor, sacrifice, etc., of obtaining some benefit or advantage
verb transitiveWord forms: priced or ˈpricing
to put a price on; fix the price of
7.  Informal
to ask or find out the price of

Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.


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1. The amount as of money or goods, asked for or given in exchange for something else.
2. The cost at which something is obtained: believes that the price of success is hard work.
3. The cost of bribing someone: maintained that every person has a price.
4. A reward offered for the capture or killing of a person: a felon with a price on his head.
5. Archaic Value or worth.
tr.v. priced, pric·ing, pric·es
1. To fix or establish a price for: shoes that are priced at sixty dollars.
2. To find out the price of: spent the day pricing dresses.
American operatic soprano who performed with New York's Metropolitan Opera (1961-1985), earning greatest praise for her roles in Verdi's operas.

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