Definition of "awarding" [awarding]

  • To give (something due), esp as a reward for merit (verb)
  • To declare to be entitled, as by decision of a court of law or an arbitrator (verb)
  • Something awarded, such as a prize or medal (noun)
  • (in Australia and New Zealand) the amount of an award wage (esp in the phrase above award) (noun)
  • The decision of an arbitrator (noun)
  • A grant made by a court of law, esp of damages in a civil action (noun)
  • Present participle of award. (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "awarding" in a sentence
  • "When asked about it by the Times, the spokeswoman responded that she was not involved in awarding the contract and did not discuss it with officials at the Border Patrol."
  • "The Nobel Committee recognized this truth in awarding its first prize for peace to Henry Dunant – the founder of the Red Cross, and a driving force behind the Geneva Conventions."
  • "Last year, in awarding the Nobel in economics to Krugman, they decided to make the econ prize a joke as well."