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(noun, verb)


There are 5 meanings of the word Award.

How to pronounce award:


Award - as a noun

A grant made by a law court

Example: "He criticized the awarding of compensation by the court"

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Something given for victory or superiority in a contest or competition or for winning a lottery

Example: "The prize was a free trip to europe"

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Award - as a verb

Give, especially as an honor or reward

Example: "Bestow honors and prizes at graduation"

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Give as judged due or on the basis of merit

Example: "The referee awarded a free kick to the team"

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Example Sentences

"The committee will award the scholarship to the most deserving student."
"They will award the contract to the company with the lowest bid."
"The judge will award custody of the child to the mother."
"The Academy Awards ceremony will award the best picture of the year."
"The Nobel Prize committee will award the prestigious prize to the outstanding scientist."
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Word Game Points

Is AWARD a valid Scrabble word?
Yes, award is valid for both Scrabble US and EU
US/CA Valid UK/EU Valid

AWARD has a SCRABBLE points total of 9.

Is AWARD a valid Words With Friends word?
Yes, award is valid for Words With Friends
Valid Word
AWARD has a WORDS WITH FRIENDS points total of 9.

Is AWARD a valid WordFeud word?
Yes, award is valid for WordFeud
Valid Word
AWARD has a WORDFEUD points total of 9.

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