from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- v. Variant of prize3.
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- n. An enterprise.
- n. Variant of prize.
- v. To force (open) with a lever; to pry.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. An enterprise.
- See prize, n., 5. Also prize, v. t.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- An obsolete form of prize.
- Choice; excellent; noble.
- n. A variant of prize.
- See prize.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. regard highly; think much of
- v. make an uninvited or presumptuous inquiry
- v. to move or force, especially in an effort to get something open
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Now we're gwine out ter de cotton compress, an 'git a lot er colored men tergether, an' ef de w'ite folks 'sturbs me, I shouldn't be s'prise' ef dere'd be a mix-up; -- an 'ef dere is, me an _one_ w'ite man
'prise' control in a situation where few have it in greater proportional share than ever before?
We'll have to foot it, anyway, for quite some distance, if we want to s'prise 'em. "
I would n 'be s'prise' ef you'd fin 'her dere now. "
Now Liverpool are keen on the Sunderland-born talent and with their owner, Fenway Sports Group, allocating a substantial transfer budget to Dalglish, they have the means to prise Henderson away from his boyhood club.
The Aston Villa pair of Stewart Downing and Ashley Young are also on Dalglish's wanted list, as is Blackpool's Charlie Adam, although he faces competition from Manchester United for Young and a difficult task to prise Downing from Villa Park.
Those that do not understand why Obama won the prise are either evil, ignorant or stupid (prerequisities for membership in the Republican Party) ..
After World War II, vested in the raiment of human rights, free flow was used as an ideological club against the Soviet Union and China - even as it also served to help prise open "Third World" markets for cultural commodities including films, musical recordings, television programs and news.
Gareth Bale announced his talent to a global audience on one of European football's grandest stages to leave Harry Redknapp, the Tottenham Hotspur manager, insistent that no amount of money could prise him from White Hart Lane.
The cream of European clubs line up to prise the high-profile striker away from Manchester United