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  2  definitions  found 
 
  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]: 
 
  awarding 
  n  :  a  grant  made  by  a  law  court;  "he  criticized  the  awarding  of 
  compensation  by  the  court"  [syn:  {award}] 




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