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  5  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Price  \Price\,  n.  [OE.  pris,  OF  pris,  F.  prix,  L.  pretium;  cf 
  Gr  ?  I  sell  ?  to  buy  Skr.  pa?  to  buy  OI  renim  I  sell  Cf 
  {Appreciate},  {Depreciate},  {Interpret},  {Praise},  n.  &  v., 
  {Precious},  {Prize}.] 
  1.  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.  ``Buy  wine  and  milk  without  money  and 
  without  price.''  --Isa.  lv  1. 
 
  We  can  afford  no  more  at  such  a  price.  --Shak. 
 
  2.  Value;  estimation;  excellence;  worth. 
 
  Her  price  is  far  above  rubies.  --Prov.  xxxi. 
  10. 
 
  New  treasures  still  of  countless  price.  --Keble. 
 
  3.  Reward;  recompense;  as  the  price  of  industry. 
 
  'T  is  the  price  of  toil,  The  knave  deserves  it  when 
  he  tills  the  soil.  --Pope. 
 
  {Price  current},  or  {Price  list},  a  statement  or  list  of  the 
  prevailing  prices  of  merchandise,  stocks,  specie,  bills  of 
  exchange,  etc.,  published  statedly  or  occasionally. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Price  \Price\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Priced};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Pricing}.] 
  1.  To  pay  the  price  of  [Obs.] 
 
  With  thine  own  blood  to  price  his  blood.  --Spenser. 
 
  2.  To  set  a  price  on  to  value.  See  {Prize}. 
 
  3.  To  ask  the  price  of  as  to  price  eggs.  [Colloq.] 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  price 
  n  1:  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?"  [syn:  {terms},  {damage}] 
  2:  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"  [syn:  {monetary  value},  {cost}] 
  3:  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?" 
  [syn:  {cost},  {toll}] 
  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" 
  v  1:  determine  the  price  of 
  2:  ascertain  or  learn  the  price  of  "Have  you  priced  personal 
  computers  lately?" 
 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
 
  Price,  TX 
  Zip  code(s):  75687 
  Price,  UT  (city,  FIPS  62030) 
  Location:  39.60166  N,  110.80129  W 
  Population  (1990):  8712  (3410  housing  units) 
  Area:  10.7  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  84501 
 
  From  THE  DEVIL'S  DICTIONARY  ((C)1911  Released  April  15  1993)  [devils]: 
 
  PRICE,  n.  Value,  plus  a  reasonable  sum  for  the  wear  and  tear  of 
  conscience  in  demanding  it 
 
 




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