Definition of "awards" [awards]

  • 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)
  • Plural form of award. (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "awards" in a sentence
  • "The tax code of the United States has been interpreted to exempt certain awards from the personal income tax."
  • "The national recognition we have already achieved at the awards is a brilliant motivator for everyone at Web-Translations and underlines that companies of all sizes are building successful enterprises within the British business community."
  • "Earning five most valuable player awards is a crowning achievement."