- Present participle of prise.
The man is prising open a can of paint.
- An example of prising is using a screwdriver to open a paint can.
- An example of prising is the presentation of an award to the winner of a race.
Prising is defined as forcing something open, or the giving of a prize or award.
- - 829,000, , 21.5 Finistre Gard About two-thirds of the French departments, corn- Gers prising a large proportion of those situated in Gironde mountainous districts and in the basin of the Garonne, Haute-Ga where the birth-rate is especially feeble, show a Haute-Lo Haute-Mi decrease in population.