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. 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?"
  4. United States operatic soprano ( born 1927)
  5. the high value or worth of something; " her price is far above rubies"
  6. a reward for helping to catch a criminal; " the cattle thief has a price on his head"
  7. cost of bribing someone; " they say that every politician has a price"
  8. ascertain or learn the price of; " Have you priced personal computers lately?"
  9. determine the price of; " The grocer priced his wares high"
  10. 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.
  11. Value; estimation; excellence; worth.
  12. Reward; recompense; as, the price of industry.
  13. To pay the price of.
  14. To set a price on; to value. See Prize.
  15. To ask the price of; as, to price eggs.
  16. The interchange of goods or commodities, especially on a large scale, between different countries or between populations within the same country. It includes trade ( the buying, selling, or exchanging of commodities, whether wholesale or retail) and business ( the purchase and sale of goods to make a profit). ( From Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed, p411, p2005 & p283)
  17. Worth; value; something of equal worth, usually money, asked in exchange for a thing.
  18. To set a value on.
  19. That at which anything is prized, valued or bought: excellence: recompense.
  20. Equivalent paid for anything; value; reward.
  21. To set a value on; ask the price of.
  22. To ask the price of.
  23. To set a price upon.
  24. An equivalent given or asked in exchange; valuation.
  25. The sum of money at which a thing is valued; the cost of an article; value; worth.
  26. To set a price on.
  27. 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.
  28. To value or set a price on.

Quotes of price

  1. When you are older you will understand how precious little things, seemingly of no value in themselves, can be loved and prized above all price when they convey the love and thoughtfulness of a good heart. – Edwin Booth
  2. There are apothecaries' shops, where prepared medicines, liquids, ointments, and plasters are sold; barbers' shops, where they wash and shave the head; and restaurateurs, that furnish food and drink at a certain price – Hernando Cortes
  3. An hour of my time is a tiny price to pay for all the support I've gotten from my fans. – Erik Estrada
  4. I believe that God felt sorry for actors so he created Hollywood to give them a place in the sun and a swimming pool. The price they had to pay was to surrender their talent. – Cedric Hardwicke
  5. It is proper that the federal government help alleviate short -term disruptions and price spikes such as those brought about by Hurricane Katrina. – Mel Martinez
  6. Inflation is bringing us true democracy. For the first time in history, luxuries and necessities are selling at the same price – Robert Orben
  7. Man is born in a day, and he dies in a day, and the thing is easily over; but to have a sick heart for three -fourths of one's lifetime is simply to have death renewed every morning; and life at that price is not worth living. – Gilbert Parker
  8. History teaches that war begins when governments believe the price of aggression is cheap. – Ronald Reagan
  9. How long most people would look at the best book before they would give the price of a large turbot for it? – John Ruskin
  10. Our goal is not to crush the enemy at any price but to make it realize that it is illegal to take up arms to overthrow a democratically elected government. – Jose Eduardo Dos Santos
  11. True love makes the thought of death frequent, easy, without terrors; it merely becomes the standard of comparison, the price one would pay for many things. – Stendhal
  12. I started working and publishing in price theory by 1938. – George Stigler
  13. More and more Americans are asking about the price that we have to pay when Wal -Mart comes into a community, treats workers poorly, violates immigration laws and squashes small businesses. – Anthony D. Weiner
  14. The value of an item- in the mind of a consumer- is simply the difference between the anticipated price and the price on the tag. – Roy H. Williams
  15. When I came to town and saw the price of diesel went above regular gas, that burnt me up. – Ron Ziegler

Usage examples for price

  1. What do you think's her price – Look Back on Happiness by Knut Hamsun
  2. In fact I wouldn't have you at any price excuse my saying so. – The Triumph of Hilary Blachland by Bertram Mitford
  3. But I wish you could know the difference between High Price and Low Price – Polly of the Hospital Staff by Emma C. Dowd
  4. He wants his price – Flowing Gold by Rex Beach
  5. Every individual act, and each kind of act, commands its own special price – Writing for Vaudeville by Brett Page
  6. 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
  7. That then is the price of my father's life? – The White Gauntlet by Mayne Reid
  8. That's the price she has to pay to do her duty. – A Hive of Busy Bees by Effie M. Williams
  9. If he could do that- well, after all, the price was not too great! – The Adventures of Jimmie Dale by Frank L. Packard
  10. Have you set a price on it? – Tom Swift and his Air Glider or, Seeking the Platinum Treasure by Victor Appleton
  11. 4639. But what about the price of them? – Second Shetland Truck System Report by William Guthrie
  12. But he wouldn't name any price – The Flag by Homer Greene
  13. My help is for sale- at a price – Lord John in New York by C. N. Williamson A. M. Williamson
  14. Too great a price I think. – The Black Star Passes by John W Campbell
  15. " That means that she would sell herself at a high price – Old Fritz and the New Era by Louise Muhlbach
  16. The thing beyond price is her mind. – Walking-Stick Papers by Robert Cortes Holliday
  17. There is no other price – Winds of the World by Talbot Mundy
  18. The price is now two mohurs again. – Rung Ho! by Talbot Mundy
  19. He wouldn't have it at any price – The Chronicles of a Gay Gordon by José Maria Gordon

Rhymes for price