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Usage statistics for the noun price:

spoken English38.7%written English61.3% conversational speech38.89%task-oriented speech61.11% imaginative writing12.98%informational writing87.02%
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The word price is considered to be an easy one, according to the Dale-Chall word list, which includes 3000 words that all fourth-grade American students should know and understand.

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Definition of the noun price

What does price mean as a name of something?

Price is one of the top 100 most common nouns. It is used mostly in informational writing, being one of the top 100 most common nouns in informational written English.View more statistics!

noun - plural: prices

  1. the property of having material worth (often indicated by the amount of money something would bring if sold)
    • example: he puts a high price on his services
    • lexical domain: Attributes - nouns denoting attributes of people and objects
    • synonyms of price: cost / monetary value
    • more generic word: value = the quality (positive or negative) that renders something desirable or valuable
    • more specific terms:
  2. the amount of money needed to purchase something
    • example: the price of gasoline
    • lexical domain: Possessions - nouns denoting possession and transfer of possession
    • synonyms of price: damage / terms
    • more generic word: cost = the total spent for goods or services including money and time and labor
    • more specific terms:
  3. value measured by what must be given or done or undergone to obtain something
    • examples: the price of success is hard work | what price glory?
    • lexical domain: Attributes - nouns denoting attributes of people and objects
    • synonyms of price: cost / toll
    • more generic word: value = the quality (positive or negative) that renders something desirable or valuable
    • more specific term: death toll = the number of deaths resulting from some particular cause such as an accident or a battle or a natural disaster
  4. the high value or worth of something
    • example: her price is far above rubies
    • lexical domain: Attributes - nouns denoting attributes of people and objects
    • more generic word: worth = the quality that renders something desirable or valuable or useful
  5. a monetary reward for helping to catch a criminal
    • example: the cattle thief has a price on his head
    • lexical domain: Communicative Processes - nouns denoting communicative processes and contents
    • more generic word: reward = the offer of money for helping to find a criminal or for returning lost property
  6. cost of bribing someone
    • example: they say that every politician has a price
    • lexical domain: Possessions - nouns denoting possession and transfer of possession
    • more generic word: cost = the total spent for goods or services including money and time and labor
  7. United States operatic soprano (born 1927)

Alternative definition of the noun price

noun

  1. The cost required to gain possession of something.
  2. The cost of an action or deed.

Definition of the verb price

What does price mean as a doing word?

Price is one of the top 1000 most common verbs in the English language.View more statistics!

verb - inflections: priced | pricing | prices

  1. determine the price of
    • example: The grocer priced his wares high
    • syntax:
      Syntactic formulaExample for the syntactic formula
      [Agent - being] [Verb] [Theme]The dealer valued the book
      [Agent - being] [Verb] [Theme] at [Value]The dealer valued the book at $200

      Measure Verbs (with the same syntax): appraise, approximate, assess, auction, calibrate, estimate, fix, gauge, peg, rate, reappraise, value.

    • lexical domain: Possession - verbs of buying, selling, owning
    • more generic words: determine / set = fix conclusively or authoritatively
    • more specific terms:
  2. ascertain or learn the price of
    • example: Have you priced personal computers lately?
    • syntax: the same syntax as for the sense 1
    • lexical domain: Cognition - verbs of thinking, judging, analyzing, doubting
    • more generic word: ascertain = learn or discover with certainty

Places

  1. Price is a city in Carbon County, Utah, United States. The city is home to the USU-College of Eastern Utah, as well as the large USU Eastern Prehistoric Museum affiliated with the college. Price is located within short distances from both Nine Mile Canyon and the Manti-La Sal National Forest. The city is noted for its history as a mining town, and its Greek Orthodox/Catholic/Mormon split population. The population was 8,715 at the 2010 census. Price is the county seat of, and largest city in, Carbon County.
  2. Price is an unincorporated community in west central Rusk County, Texas, United States.
  3. Price is a town in Langlade County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 243 at the 2000 census. The unincorporated communities of Bryant and Sherry Junction are located in the town.
  4. Price is an unincorporated community in northern Rockingham County, North Carolina, United States, located on U.S. Route 220/Future Interstate 73.
  5. Price a.k.a. Price, Maryland: Price is an unincorporated community in Queen Anne's County, Maryland, United States. Price is located at the junction of U.S. Route 301 and Maryland Route 405 3.5 miles south-southeast of Church Hill. Price has a post office with ZIP code 21656.

There are other places with in their name, like Price Hill, Circo Price, Price Tower, Price County, Price Township, Teatro Circo Price, Lower Price Hill Historic District.

People

  1. Price a.k.a. Dennis Price was an English actor, best remembered for his role as Louis Mazzini in the film Kind Hearts and Coronets and for his portrayal of the omniscient valet Jeeves in 1960s television adaptations of P.G. Wodehouse's stories.
  2. Price a.k.a. Stanley Price was an American film supporting actor who appeared in over 200 films between 1922 and 1956. He was born in Kansas, United States.
  3. Price was an English cricketer. Price's batting and bowling styles are unknown. He appeared in scorecards as Captain Price, suggesting an army or naval connection.

There are other people with in their name, like Ann Price, Ben Price, Bob Price, Dan Price, Deb Price, Eva Price, Hal Price, Ian Price, Jim Price, Joe Price and many others.

Characters

  1. Price is a fictional character from the 1953 film Stalag 17.
  2. Price is a fictional character from the 1983 film Dempsey.
  3. Price is a fictional character from the 2001 film The Last Minute.
  4. Price is a fictional character from the 1936 film Someone at the Door.
  5. Price is a fictional character from the 2011 film Somefarwhere.
  6. Price is a fictional character from the 2011 film Find Makarov: Operation Kingfish.
  7. Price is a fictional character from the 2002 film Minority Report.
  8. Price is a fictional character from the 1983 film Educating Rita.
  9. Price is a fictional film character.
  10. Price is a fictional film character.
  11. Price is a fictional film character.
  12. Price is a fictional film character.

There are other characters with in their name, like Ed Price, Dan Price, Dr. Price, Jim Price, Joe Price, Les Price, Mr. Price, Ray Price, Adam Price, Chad Price, Evan Price, Fred Price, Jack Price, John Price, Judy Price, Leah Price, Mary Price, Neil Price, Sara Price and Becky Price.

Miscellanea

  1. Price is a school, educational institution.
  2. price: Floating point number. Can use currency format.
  3. Price: The cost of something, in a particular currency.
  4. Price new, or current at the time when production ceased. For monoblock amplifiers and speakers, price is per pair. For cables, price is per meter.
  5. Price of the part on a specified date. Multiple values are allowed to track sales and any changes in part prices over time.

Phrases with Price

Phrases starting with the word Price:

  1. Price Up
  2. price cut
  3. price tag
  4. price war
  5. price list
  6. price floor
  7. price index

Phrases ending with the word Price:

  1. bid price
  2. cut price
  3. cut-price
  4. cash price
  5. Cost price
  6. half-price
  7. list price
  8. sale price
  9. spot price
  10. Unit price
  11. bride price
  12. Choke Price
  13. offer price

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Price

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Google previewOil Transport Management (2012)

by Y.H. Venus Lun, Olli-Pekka Hilmola, Alexander M. Goulielmos, Kee-hung Lai, T.C. Edwin Cheng

New building vessel price is the value that ship builders are willing to accept and ship owners are willing to pay to buy new...

Google previewMANAGERIAL ECONOMICS (2012)

by YOGESH MAHESHWARI

Price is the value at which...

Google previewTrading and Exchanges (2002)

Market Microstructure for Practitioners by Larry Harris

The difference between the Chicago wheat futures price and a local cash wheat price is the local basis. Since cash prices vary slightly by location, the basis also varies by location. The local basis typically reflects the costs of shipping wheat ...

Google previewTechnical Analysis For Dummies (2011)

by Barbara Rockefeller

In that case, the $10 price is an anomaly.

The opening price is the very first trade done between a buyer and a seller on the trading day. It reflects the new day's hopes and fears.

Google previewHANDBOOK OF MATERIALS MANAGEMENT (2015)

by P. GOPALAKRISHNAN, ABID HALEEM

Price is an opinion, cost is the fact, says the first principle of Financial Management. Price is what you pay according to market conditions, whereas cost is incurred by the vendor. “There is hardly anything in the world, that someone cannot ...

Google previewCFA 2012 Notes Level 1 Part 2

How to Pass the CFA Exams After Studying for 2 Weeks by T Smith

A higher price means that a good is more expensive relative to other goods, while a lower price means it's less expensive. Or more simply we can say that if price of any good increases, people reduce its consumption and substitute any other ...

Google previewThe biographical treasury; a dictionary of universal biography (1854)

With a supplement by Samuel Maunder

Price One Shilling. xvin. OUR COAL-FIELDS, and OUR COAL-PITS; the People in them and the Scenes around them. By a Traveller underground. With Woodcuts and Diagrams. Two Parts, price One Shilling each ; or in One Volume, price ...

Google previewThe Cyclopaedia; Or, Universal Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and Literature (1819)

by Abraham Rees

TABLE-Prices, Bounties, and Duties, on Exportation and Importation of Grain by the former A&ts. - Bounties per Price of Grain - Quarter. - per Quarter. - Duties per Quarter. - Exportation. Importation. Money of Present Money of Present Money of ...

Google previewThe New York Times Dictionary of Money and Investing (2002)

The Essential A-to-Z Guide to the Language of the New Market by Gretchen Morgenson, Campbell R. Harvey, Ph.D.

conversion parity conversion parity The price at which a convertible bond or convertible preferred stock equals the market value of the stock it can be converted into. Also known as market conversion price. conversion parity/value Applies ...

Google previewEncyclopedic Dictionary of International Finance and Banking (2016)

by Jae K. Shim, Michael Constas

IMPORT AND EXPORT PRICE INDEXES The import and export price indexes measure price changes in agricultural, mineral, and manufactured products for goods bought from and sold to foreigners. They represent increases and decreases ...

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Usage statistics about price

The following statistics are based on the British National Corpus, so they are representative for the British English from the later part of the 20th century, both spoken and written.

Usage statistics for the noun price:

spoken English38.7%written English61.3% conversational speech38.89%task-oriented speech61.11% imaginative writing12.98%informational writing87.02%

Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun price:

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Quotes about Price

There is abundant proof that the opening of our ports always tends to raise the price of foreign corn to the price in the English market, and not to sink the price of British corn to the price in the continental market. (Joseph Hume)
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Scrabble value of P3R1I1C3E1

The value of this 5-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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