Definition of Price

1. Noun. The property of having material worth (often indicated by the amount of money something would bring if sold). "He couldn't calculate the cost of the collection"

Exact synonyms: Cost, Monetary Value
Generic synonyms: Value
Specialized synonyms: Average Cost, Differential Cost, Incremental Cost, Marginal Cost, Expensiveness, Assessment, Inexpensiveness
Derivative terms: Cost, Costly

2. Verb. Determine the price of. "The grocer priced his wares high"
Generic synonyms: Determine, Set
Specialized synonyms: Mark Up, Manipulate, Rig, Overprice, Underquote
Derivative terms: Pricing

3. Noun. The amount of money needed to purchase something. "How much is the damage?"

4. Verb. Ascertain or learn the price of. "Have you priced personal computers lately?"
Generic synonyms: Ascertain
Derivative terms: Pricing

5. Noun. Value measured by what must be given or done or undergone to obtain something. "What price glory?"
Exact synonyms: Cost, Toll
Generic synonyms: Value
Specialized synonyms: Death Toll
Derivative terms: Cost, Costly

6. Noun. The high value or worth of something. "Her price is far above rubies"
Generic synonyms: Worth
Derivative terms: Pricey, Pricy

7. Noun. A monetary reward for helping to catch a criminal. "The cattle thief has a price on his head"
Generic synonyms: Reward

8. Noun. Cost of bribing someone. "They say that every politician has a price"
Generic synonyms: Cost

9. Noun. United States operatic soprano (born 1927).
Exact synonyms: Leontyne Price, Mary Leontyne Price
Generic synonyms: Soprano

Definition of Price

1. n. 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.

2. v. t. To pay the price of.

Definition of Price

1. Proper noun. (surname Welsh patronymic from=Welsh dot=), anglicized from ''ap Rhys''. ¹

2. Noun. The cost required to gain possession of something. ¹

3. Noun. The cost of an action or deed. ¹

4. Verb. To determine the monetary value of (an item), to put a price on. ¹

5. Verb. (obsolete) To pay the price of, to make reparation for. ¹

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Definition of Price

1. to set a value on [v PRICED, PRICING, PRICES]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Price

price (current term)
price-earnings ratio
price-to-earnings ratio
price bracket
price competition
price control
price cut
price cutting
price fixing
price floor
price freeze
price gouging
price in

Literary usage of Price

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Annual Report by New Jersey Civil Service Commission (1910)
"price per lamp per year Glens Falls: Number of arc strset lamps ... Watts at arc: price per lamp per year 569 lamps Number of hours burned per year 47 lamps ..."

2. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by H.W. Wilson Company (1917)
"Ind Arts M 6: 147-8 Ар '17 price, RB Development of commercial dirigibles. ... World Outl 3: 3-5 О '17 price maintenance Sec oteo Open price associations ..."

3. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1883)
"AAAS Member's Cash price: $14.50. #87. Formulation of Research Policies 1967. ... AAAS Member's Cash price: $10.50 #85. Agriculture and the Quality of Our ..."

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