price
Pronunciation
  • (British, America): enPR: prīs, IPA: /pɹaɪs/
  • (Canadian raising): IPA: /pɹʌɪs/

Noun

price (plural prices)

  1. The cost required to gain possession of something.
    • c. 1595–1596, William Shakespeare, “Loues Labour’s Lost”, in Mr. William Shakespeares Comedies, Histories, & Tragedies: Published According to the True Originall Copies (First Folio), London: Printed by Isaac Iaggard, and Ed[ward] Blount, published 1623, OCLC 606515358 ↗, [Act I, scene ii]:
      We can afford no more at such a price.
  2. The cost of an action or deed.
    I paid a high price for my folly.
  3. Value; estimation; excellence; worth.
    • Bible, Proverbs xxxi. 10
      Her price is far above rubies.
    • new treasures still, of countless price
Translations Translations
Verb

price (prices, present participle pricing; past and past participle priced)

  1. (transitive) To determine the monetary value of (an item); to put a price on.
  2. (transitive, obsolete) To pay the price of; to make reparation for.
    • 1590, Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene, I.ix:
      Thou damned wight, / The author of this fact, we here behold, / What iustice can but iudge against thee right, / With thine owne bloud to price his bloud, here shed in sight.
  3. (transitive, obsolete) To set a price on; to value; to prize.
  4. (transitive, colloquial, dated) To ask the price of.
    to price eggs
Translations
Price
Proper noun
  1. Surname, anglicized from ap Rhys.
  2. A city/county seat in Carbon County, Utah.
  3. A town in Wisconsin.



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