Meaning of “prize” - Learner’s Dictionary


noun [ C ] us uk /praɪz/
Extra Examples
The first ten correct entries will receive a prize.Will you accept the prize on my behalf?What was the first thing that crossed your mind when you won the prize?Sheila won first prize in the photo competition.What are the odds of winning the top prizes?

A2 something valuable that is given to someone who wins a competition or who has done good work:

to win a prize
first/second prize
the Nobel Prize for Literature
→ See also booby prize

(Definition of “prize noun” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)