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  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Award  \A*ward"\,  v.  i. 
  To  determine;  to  make  an  award. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Award  \A*ward"\,  n.  [Cf.  OF  award,  awart,  esgart  See  {Award}, 
  v.  t.] 
  1.  A  judgment,  sentence,  or  final  decision.  Specifically:  The 
  decision  of  arbitrators  in  a  case  submitted.``Impatient 
  for  the  award.''  --Cowper. 
 
  An  award  had  been  given  against.  --Gilpin. 
 
  2.  The  paper  containing  the  decision  of  arbitrators;  that 
  which  is  warded.  --Bouvier. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Award  \A*ward"\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Awarded};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Awarding}.]  [OF.  eswarder  to  look  at  consider,  decide, 
  judge;  es  (L.  ex)  +  warder,  garder,  to  observe,  take  heed, 
  keep  fr  OHG.  wart[=e]n  to  watch,  guard.  See  {Ward}.] 
  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. 
 
  To  review  The  wrongful  sentence,  and  award  a  new 
  --Dryden. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  award 
  n  1:  a  grant  made  by  a  law  court;  "he  criticized  the  awarding  of 
  compensation  by  the  court"  [syn:  {awarding}] 
  2:  a  tangible  symbol  signifying  approval  or  distinction;  "an 
  award  for  bravery"  [syn:  {accolade},  {honor},  {honour},  {laurels}] 
  3:  something  given  for  victory  or  superiority  in  a  contest  or 
  competition;  "the  prize  was  a  free  trip  to  Europe"  [syn:  {prize}] 
  v  1:  give  esp.  as  a  reward;  "bestow  honors  and  prizes  at 
  graduation"  [syn:  {present}] 
  2:  give  on  the  basis  of  merit;  "Funds  are  granted  to  qualified 
  researchers"  [syn:  {grant}] 
  3:  bestow  an  honor  upon  [syn:  {bestow  an  award  upon}] 




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