Definitions of award

  1. To judge; to determine; to make an award.
  2. 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.
  3. A judgment, sentence, or final decision. Specifically: The decision of arbitrators in a case submitted.
  4. The paper containing the decision of arbitrators; that which is warded.
  5. To assign by judicial sentence, or arbitration; as, he was awarded heavy damages; bestow in consideration of merit; as, they awarded prizes in a contest; to determine or make an award.
  6. To adjudge: to determine.
  7. To adjudge; apportion; assign; allow.
  8. To determine; to make an award.
  9. give, esp. as a reward; " bestow honors and prizes at graduation"
  10. give on the basis of merit; " Funds are granted to qualified researchers"
  11. To adjudge; to assign by sentence; to apportion.
  12. To assign to by sentence.
  13. something given for victory or superiority in a contest or competition or for winning a lottery; " the prize was a free trip to Europe"
  14. A prize; a judgment; a decision; a sentence; the decision of arbitrators on points submitted to them; the document containing such decision; that which is awarded or assigned, as a medal for merit, or a sum of money as damages, etc.
  15. Judgement: final decision, esp. of arbitrators.
  16. A judgment; decision.
  17. A decision, as by a judge, umpire, or arbitrator, or that which is awarded.
  18. Judgment; sentence; the decision of arbitrators in a case; the paper containing such a decision. See Ward.
  19. A sentence; the decision of arbitrators.