(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?”
(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?”
(noun) cost of bribing someone; “they say that every politician has a price”
(verb) ascertain or learn the price of; “Have you priced personal computers lately?”
(verb) determine the price of; “The grocer priced his wares high”
Source: WordNet® 3.1
(medicine) Initialism of protect, rest, ice, compression, and elevation: a common treatment method for sprained joints.
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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.
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price (plural prices)
The cost required to gain possession of something.
The cost of an action or deed.
Value; estimation; excellence; worth.
• list price
• pool price
• purchase price
• reserve price
• selling price
• shadow price
• spot price
• starting price
• strike price
• upset price
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.
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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
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