Definition of prize verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    prize

     verb
    verb
    NAmE//praɪz//
     
    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they prize
     
    he / she / it prizes
     
    past simple prized
     
    -ing form prizing
     
     
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  1. 1[usually passive] to value something highly synonym treasure prize something an era when honesty was prized above all other virtues prize something for something Oil of cedarwood is highly prized for its use in perfumery.
  2. 2 = pry
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