Meaning of award
Pronunciation: (u-wôrd'), [key]
- to give as due or merited; assign or bestow: to award prizes.
- to bestow by judicial decree; assign or appoint by deliberate judgment, as in arbitration: The plaintiff was awarded damages of $100,000.
- something awarded, as a payment or medal.
- a decision after consideration; a judicial sentence.
- the decision of arbitrators on a matter submitted to them.
- award (Thesaurus)