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Definitions of price

  1. the property of having material worth ( often indicated by the amount of money something would bring if sold); " 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. 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?"
  3. United States operatic soprano ( born 1927)
  4. the high value or worth of something; " her price is far above rubies"
  5. a reward for helping to catch a criminal; " the cattle thief has a price on his head"
  6. cost of bribing someone; " they say that every politician has a price"
  7. ascertain or learn the price of; " Have you priced personal computers lately?"
  8. determine the price of; " The grocer priced his wares high"
  9. 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.
  10. Value; estimation; excellence; worth.
  11. Reward; recompense; as, the price of industry.
  12. To pay the price of.
  13. To set a price on; to value. See Prize.
  14. To ask the price of; as, to price eggs.
  15. Worth; value; something of equal worth, usually money, asked in exchange for a thing.
  16. To set a value on.
  17. That at which anything is prized, valued or bought: excellence: recompense.
  18. To set a value on; ask the price of.
  19. To ask the price of.
  20. To set a price upon.
  21. An equivalent given or asked in exchange; valuation.
  22. The sum of money at which a thing is valued; the cost of an article; value; worth.
  23. To set a price on.
  24. The equivalent paid for a thing; the current value of a commodity; the sum of money asked or paid for anything; the cost; value; recompense.
  25. To value or set a price on.

Usage examples for price

  1. In fact I wouldn't have you at any price- excuse my saying so. – The Triumph of Hilary Blachland by Bertram Mitford
  2. He wouldn't have it at any price. – The Chronicles of a Gay Gordon by José Maria Gordon
  3. The thing beyond price is her mind. – Walking-Stick Papers by Robert Cortes Holliday
  4. Every individual act, and each kind of act, commands its own special price. – Writing for Vaudeville by Brett Page
  5. My help is for sale- at a price. – Lord John in New York by C. N. Williamson A. M. Williamson
  6. But he wouldn't name any price. – The Flag by Homer Greene
  7. There is no other price. – Winds of the World by Talbot Mundy
  8. The price is now two mohurs again. – Rung Ho! by Talbot Mundy
  9. That's the price she has to pay to do her duty. – A Hive of Busy Bees by Effie M. Williams
  10. But I wish you could know the difference between High Price and Low Price." – Polly of the Hospital Staff by Emma C. Dowd
  11. " That means that she would sell herself at a high price. – Old Fritz and the New Era by Louise Muhlbach
  12. What do you think's her price? – Look Back on Happiness by Knut Hamsun
  13. If he could do that- well, after all, the price was not too great! – The Adventures of Jimmie Dale by Frank L. Packard
  14. She therefore endeavoured to find for him a kind master, and got quite as good a price as she could expect. – Christmas Stories by Edward Berens
  15. Too great a price, I think. – The Black Star Passes by John W Campbell
  16. He wants his price. – Flowing Gold by Rex Beach
  17. Have you set a price on it? – Tom Swift and his Air Glider or, Seeking the Platinum Treasure by Victor Appleton
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