PRICE

price

(noun) the high value or worth of something; “her price is far above rubies”

price, cost, toll

(noun) value measured by what must be given or done or undergone to obtain something; “the cost in human life was enormous”; “the price of success is hard work”; “what price glory?”

price

(noun) a monetary reward for helping to catch a criminal; “the cattle thief has a price on his head”

Price, Leontyne Price, Mary Leontyne Price

(noun) United States operatic soprano (born 1927)

price, terms, damage

(noun) the amount of money needed to purchase something; “the price of gasoline”; “he got his new car on excellent terms”; “how much is the damage?”

price

(noun) cost of bribing someone; “they say that every politician has a price”

price

(verb) ascertain or learn the price of; “Have you priced personal computers lately?”

price

(verb) determine the price of; “The grocer priced his wares high”

Source: WordNet® 3.1


Phrase

PRICE

(medicine) Initialism of protect, rest, ice, compression, and elevation: a common treatment method for sprained joints.

Anagrams

• Cripe, recip.

Proper noun

Price (plural Prices)

A Welsh patronymic surname, anglicized from ap Rhys.

A city, the county seat of Carbon County, Utah, United States.

A town in Wisconsin.

Anagrams

• Cripe, recip.

Etymology

Noun

price (plural prices)

The cost required to gain possession of something.

The cost of an action or deed.

Value; estimation; excellence; worth.

Hyponyms

• list price

• pool price

• purchase price

• reserve price

• selling price

• shadow price

• spot price

• starting price

• strike price

• upset price

Verb

price (third-person singular simple present prices, present participle pricing, simple past and past participle priced)

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

(transitive, obsolete) To pay the price of; to make reparation for.

(transitive, obsolete) To set a price on; to value; to prize.

(transitive, colloquial, dated) To ask the price of.

Anagrams

• Cripe, recip.

Source: Wiktionary


Price, n. Etym: [OE. pris, OF. pris, F. prix, L. pretium; cf. Gr. pa to buy, OI. renim I sell. Cf. Appreciate, Depreciate, Interpret, Praise, n. & v., Precious, Prize.]

1. The sum or amount of money at which a thing is valued, or the value which a seller sets on his goods in market; that for which something is bought or sold, or offered for sale; equivalent in money or other means of exchange; current value or rate paid or demanded in market or in barter; cost. "Buy wine and milk without money and without price." Isa. lv. 1. We can afford no more at such a price. Shak.

2. Value; estimation; excellence; worth. Her price is far above rubies. Prov. xxxi. 10. New treasures still, of countless price. Keble.

3. Reward; recompense; as, the price of industry. 'T is the price of toil, The knave deserves it when he tills the soil. Pope. Price current, or Price list, a statement or list of the prevailing prices of merchandise, stocks, specie, bills of exchange, etc., published statedly or occasionally.

Price, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Priced; p. pr. & vb. n. Pricing.]

1. To pay the price of. [Obs.] With thine own blood to price his blood. Spenser.

2. To set a price on; to value. See Prize.

3. To ask the price of; as, to price eggs. [Colloq.]

Source: Webster’s Unabridged Dictionary 1913 Edition



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Coffee starts as a yellow berry, changes into a red berry, and then is picked by hand to harvest. The red berry is de-shelled through a water soaking process and what’s left inside is the green coffee bean. This bean then dries in the sun for 3-5 days, where it is then packed and ready for sale.

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