The definition of a pry is a tool used for leverage for moving or raising something.(noun)
An example of pry is a crowbar used for opening a box that's been nailed shut.
Pry is defined as to raise or move something with force, obtain something with effort or be very curious about something.(verb)
See pry in Webster's New World College Dictionary
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intransitive verb pried pried (prīd), pry·ing, pries pries (prīz)
Origin: Middle English prien.
transitive verb pried pried (prīd), pry·ing, pries pries (prīz)
Origin: Alteration of prize3.
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