Meaning of award

Definition of award

(noun) a grant made by a law court; "he criticized the awarding of compensation by the court"
a tangible symbol signifying approval or distinction; "an award for bravery"
something given for victory or superiority in a contest or competition or for winning a lottery; "the prize was a free trip to Europe"
(verb) give, especially as an honor or reward; "bestow honors and prizes at graduation"
give as judged due or on the basis of merit; "the referee awarded a free kick to the team"; "the jury awarded a million dollars to the plaintiff"; "Funds are granted to qualified researchers"

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