Price meaning

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Price means the cost or the amount at which something is valued.

An example of a price is $1 for three cookies.

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The amount as of money or goods, asked for or given in exchange for something else.
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To put a price on; fix the price of.
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The cost of bribing someone.

Maintained that every person has a price.

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A reward offered for the capture or killing of a person.

A felon with a price on his head.

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Value or worth.
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To fix or establish a price for.

Shoes that are priced at sixty dollars.

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To find out the price of.

Spent the day pricing dresses.

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The amount of money, etc. asked or paid for something; cost; charge.
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A reward for the capture or death of a person.
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Money or other consideration sufficient to be a bribe or inducement.
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The cost, as in life, labor, sacrifice, etc., of obtaining some benefit or advantage.
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To ask or find out the price of.
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1927- ; U.S. operatic soprano.
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(medicine) Protect, Rest, Ice, Compression, and Elevation; treatment method for sprained joints.
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A Welsh patronymic surname, anglicized from ap Rhys.
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A city in Utah.
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A town in Wisconsin.
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Price is defined as to put a cost on something, or find out a cost.

An example of price is to research different costs for a car.

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The cost at which something is obtained.

Believes that the price of success is hard work.

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Value or worth.
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price out of the market
  • To eliminate the demand for (goods or services) by setting prices too high.
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at any price
  • No matter what the cost.
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beyond price
  • Priceless; invaluable.
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price out of the market
  • To force (oneself or one's product) out of competition by charging prices that are too high.
  • To exclude in effect (a potential buyer) by charging prices that he or she cannot afford.
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Idioms and Phrasal Verbs

Origin of price

  • Middle English pris from Old French from Latin pretium per-5 in Indo-European roots
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition