the sum or amount of money or its equivalent for which anything is bought, sold, or offered for sale.
a sum offered for the capture of a person alive or dead:
The authorities put a price on his head.
the sum of money, or other consideration, for which a person’s support, consent, etc., may be obtained, especially in cases involving sacrifice of integrity:
They claimed that every politician has a price.
that which must be given, done, or undergone in order to obtain a thing:
He gained the victory, but at a heavy price.
odds (def 2).
Archaic. value or worth.
Archaic. great value or worth (usually preceded by of).
verb (used with object), priced, pricing.
to fix the price of.
to ask or determine the price of:
We spent the day pricing furniture at various stores.
at any price, at any cost, no matter how great:
Their orders were to capture the town at any price.
beyond / without price, of incalculable value; priceless:
The crown jewels are beyond price.
the sum in money or goods for which anything is or may be bought or sold
the cost at which anything is obtained
the cost of bribing a person
a sum of money offered or given as a reward for a capture or killing
value or worth, esp high worth
(gambling) another word for odds
at any price, whatever the price or cost
at a price, at a high price
beyond price, without price, invaluable or priceless
(Irish) the price of someone, what someone deserves, esp a fitting punishment: it’s just the price of him
what price something?, what are the chances of something happening now?
to fix or establish the price of
to ascertain or discover the price of
price out of the market, to charge so highly for as to prevent the sale, hire, etc, of
noun 1. the sum or amount of money or its equivalent for which anything is bought, sold, or offered for sale. 2. a sum offered for the capture of a person alive or dead: The authorities put a price on his head. 3. the sum of money, or other consideration, for which a person’s support, […]
noun 1. reprieve; respite.
verb (used with object), reprieved, reprieving. 1. to delay the impending punishment or sentence of (a condemned person). 2. to relieve temporarily from any evil. noun 3. a respite from impending punishment, as from execution of a sentence of death. 4. a warrant authorizing this. 5. any respite or temporary relief. verb (transitive) 1. to […]
noun 1. a severe reproof or rebuke, especially a formal one by a person in authority. verb (used with object) 2. to reprove or rebuke severely, especially in a formal way. noun 1. a reproof or formal admonition; rebuke verb 2. (transitive) to admonish or rebuke, esp formally; reprove