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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Price \Price\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Priced; p. pr. & vb. n.
1. To pay the price of. [Obs.]
With thine own blood to price his blood. --Spenser.
2. To set a price on; to value. See Prize.
3. To ask the price of; as, to price eggs. [Colloq.]
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Price \Price\, n. [OE. pris, OF. pris, F. prix, L. pretium; cf.
Gr. ? I sell ? to buy, Skr. pa? to buy, OI. renim I sell. Cf.
Appreciate, Depreciate, Interpret, Praise, n. & v.,
1. The sum or amount of money at which a thing is valued, or
the value which a seller sets on his goods in market; that
for which something is bought or sold, or offered for
sale; equivalent in money or other means of exchange;
current value or rate paid or demanded in market or in
barter; cost. "Buy wine and milk without money and without
price." --Isa. lv. 1.
We can afford no more at such a price. --Shak.
2. Value; estimation; excellence; worth.
Her price is far above rubies. --Prov. xxxi.
New treasures still, of countless price. --Keble.
3. Reward; recompense; as, the price of industry.
'T is the price of toil,
The knave deserves it when he tills the soil.
Price current, or Price list, a statement or list of the
prevailing prices of merchandise, stocks, specie, bills of
exchange, etc., published statedly or occasionally.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
n 1: the property of having material worth (often indicated by
the amount of money something would bring if sold); "the
fluctuating monetary value of gold and silver"; "he puts a
high price on his services"; "he couldn't calculate the
cost of the collection" [syn: monetary value, price,
2: the amount of money needed to purchase something; "the price
of gasoline"; "he got his new car on excellent terms"; "how
much is the damage?" [syn: price, terms, damage]
3: value measured by what must be given or done or undergone to
obtain something; "the cost in human life was enormous"; "the
price of success is hard work"; "what price glory?" [syn:
price, cost, toll]
4: the high value or worth of something; "her price is far above
5: a monetary reward for helping to catch a criminal; "the
cattle thief has a price on his head"
6: cost of bribing someone; "they say that every politician has
7: United States operatic soprano (born 1927) [syn: Price,
Leontyne Price, Mary Leontyne Price]
v 1: determine the price of; "The grocer priced his wares high"
2: ascertain or learn the price of; "Have you priced personal
From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :
135 Moby Thesaurus words for "price":
amends, amount, appraisal, appraise, asking price, assay, assess,
atonement, bank rate, bearish prices, bid price, blood money,
bonus, book value, bounty, bullish prices, call price, charge,
closing price, compensation, compensatory interest,
compound interest, consequence, consideration, cost, cost out,
damages, dearness, decline, discount rate, equivalent odds,
evaluate, evaluation, even break, even chance, exorbitant interest,
expenditure, expense, extraordinary worth, face value, fair-trade,
fee, figure, fixed price, flash price, flurry, flutter,
good chance, great price, great value, gross interest, guerdon,
high, honorarium, hundred-to-one shot, indemnification, indemnity,
interest, interest rate, invaluableness, issue par, issue price,
long odds, long shot, low, lucrative interest, market price,
market value, meed, mortgage points, net interest, no chance,
nominal value, odds, offering price, opening price, outlay, par,
par value, parity, payment, penal interest, penal retribution,
penalization, penalty, penance, preciousness, premium,
price of money, price tag, priceless, pricelessness, prize,
punishment, put price, quittance, quotation, quote a price,
quoted price, rally, rate, rate of interest, recompense, redress,
remuneration, reparation, requital, requitement, restitution,
retribution, return, reward, sacrifice, salvage, satisfaction,
settling price, short odds, simple interest, small chance,
smart money, solatium, square odds, stated value, swings, tab,
tariff, toll, usury, valorize, valuableness, valuate, valuation,
value, wergild, worth
From Bouvier's Law Dictionary, Revised 6th Ed (1856) :
PRICE, contracts. The consideration in money given for the purchase of a
2. There are three requisites to the quality of a price in order to
make a sale.
3.-1. It must be serious, and such as may be demanded: if, therefore, a
person were to sell me an article, and by the agreement, reduced to writing,
he were to release me from the payment, the transaction would no longer be a
sale, but a gift, Poth. Vente, n. 18.
4.-2. The second quality of a price is, that the price be certain and
determinate; but what may be rendered certain is considered as certain if,
therefore, I sell a thing at a price to be fixed by a third person, this is
sufficiently certain, provided the third person make a valuation and fix the
price. Poth. Vente, n. 23, 24.
5.-3. The third quality of a price is, that it consists in money, to be
paid down, or at a future time, for if it be of any thing else, it will no
longer be a price, nor the contract a sale, but exchange or barter. Poth.
Vente, n. 30; 16 Toull. n. 147.
6. The true price of a thing is that for which things of a like nature
and quality are usually sold in the place where situated, if real property;
or in the place where exposed to sale, if personal. Poth. Contr. de Vente,
n. 243. The first price or cost of a thing does not always afford a sure
criterion of its value. It may have been bought very dear or very cheap.
Marsh. Ins. 620, et seq.; Ayliffe's Pand. 447; Merlin, Repert. h.t.; 4 Pick.
179; 8 Pick. 252; 16 Pick. 227.
7. In a declaration in trover it is usual, when the chattel found is a
living one, to lay it as of such a price when dead, of such a value. 8
Wentw. Pl. 372, n; 2 Lilly's Ab. 629. Vide Bouv. Inst. Index, h.t.;
Adjustment; Inadequacy of price; Pretium affectionis.
From The Devil's Dictionary (1881-1906) :
PRICE, n. Value, plus a reasonable sum for the wear and tear of
conscience in demanding it.
From U.S. Gazetteer Counties (2000) :
Price -- U.S. County in Wisconsin
Population (2000): 15822
Housing Units (2000): 9574
Land area (2000): 1252.557215 sq. miles (3244.108156 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 25.870112 sq. miles (67.003280 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 1278.427327 sq. miles (3311.111436 sq. km)
Located within: Wisconsin (WI), FIPS 55
Location: 45.711050 N, 90.373060 W
Price County, WI
From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :
Price, UT -- U.S. city in Utah
Population (2000): 8402
Housing Units (2000): 3311
Land area (2000): 4.243980 sq. miles (10.991857 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 4.243980 sq. miles (10.991857 sq. km)
FIPS code: 62030
Located within: Utah (UT), FIPS 49
Location: 39.600119 N, 110.806564 W
ZIP Codes (1990): 84501
Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
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