price

...
[price]

United States operatic soprano (born 1927)

...

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.

Noun
the high value or worth of something; "her price is far above rubies"

Noun
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"

Noun
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?"

Noun
a reward for helping to catch a criminal; "the cattle thief has a price on his head"

Noun
United States operatic soprano (born 1927)

...

Noun
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?"

Noun
cost of bribing someone; "they say that every politician has a price"

Verb
ascertain or learn the price of; "Have you priced personal computers lately?"

Verb
determine the price of; "The grocer priced his wares high"


n. & v.
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.

n. & v.
Value; estimation; excellence; worth.

n. & v.
Reward; recompense; as, the price of industry.

v. t.
To pay the price of.

v. t.
To set a price on; to value. See Prize.

v. t.
To ask the price of; as, to price eggs.


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.
2. Value; estimation; excellence; worth.
Her price is far above rubies.
New treasures still, of countless price.
3. Reward; recompense; as, the price of industry.
'T is the price of toil, The knave deserves it when he tills the soil.
Price current, ∨ Price list, a statement or list of the prevailing prices of merchandise, stocks, specie, bills of exchange, etc., published statedly or occasionally.

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.
2. To set a price on; to value. See Prize. 3. To ask the price of; as, to price eggs. [Colloq.]

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.

To pay the price of.

...

Usage Examples

Age is a very high price to pay for maturity.

A woman telling her true age is like a buyer confiding his final price to an Armenian rug dealer.

A work of art that contains theories is like an object on which the price tag has been left.

Accept business only at a price permitting thoroughness. Then do a thorough job, regardless of cost to us.

Courage is the price that life exacts for granting peace.

A very Faustian choice is upon us: whether to accept our corrosive and risky behavior as the unavoidable price of population and economic growth, or to take stock of ourselves and search for a new environmental ethic.

A variety of factors contribute to the price of gasoline in the United States. These factors include worldwide supply, demand and competition for crude oil, taxes, regional differences in access to gasoline supplies and environmental regulations.

America's fighting men and women sacrifice much to ensure that our great nation stays free. We owe a debt of gratitude to the soldiers that have paid the ultimate price for this cause, as well as for those who are blessed enough to return from the battlefield unscathed.

Misspelled Form

price, oprice, 0price, lprice, orice, 0rice, lrice, porice, p0rice, plrice, perice, p4rice, p5rice, ptrice, pfrice, peice, p4ice, p5ice, ptice, pfice, preice, pr4ice, pr5ice, prtice, prfice, pruice, pr8ice, pr9ice, proice, prjice, prkice, pruce, pr8ce, pr9ce, proce, prjce, prkce, priuce, pri8ce, pri9ce, prioce, prijce, prikce, prixce, pridce, prifce, privce, pri ce, prixe, pride, prife, prive, pri e, pricxe, pricde, pricfe, pricve, pric e, pricwe, pric3e, pric4e, pricre, pricse, pricde, pricw, pric3, pric4, pricr, prics, pricd, pricew, price3, price4, pricer, prices, priced.

Other Usage Examples

A constant struggle, a ceaseless battle to bring success from inhospitable surroundings, is the price of all great achievements.

All wish to possess knowledge, but few, comparatively speaking, are willing to pay the price.

A good film is when the price of the dinner, the theatre admission and the babysitter were worth it.

Churchill knew the importance of peace, and he also knew the price of it. Churchill finally got his voice, of course. He stressed strategy, but it was his voice that armed England at last with the old-fashioned moral concepts of honor and duty, justice and mercy.

But the power of science lies in open publication, which, with the rise of the Internet, is no longer constrained by the price of paper.

A smile is a facelift that's in everyone's price range!

Companies that pollute should be taxed so that a product's cost to society is reflected in the price of that product.

Adversity is a great teacher, but this teacher makes us pay dearly for its instruction and often the profit we derive, is not worth the price we paid.

Comments


Browse Dictionary