Synonyms of award
1 present with • She was awarded the prize for both films.
distribute • He began to distribute jobs among his friends.
render • Any assistance you can render him will be helpful.
assign • He assigned her all his land.
endow • The ambassador has endowed a public-service fellowship programme.
bestow • The Queen has bestowed a knighthood on him.
allot • We were allotted half an hour to address the committee.
apportion • They are even-handed in apportioning the blame.
2 grantDictionary • The contract has been awarded to a British shipyard.
grant • France has agreed to grant him political asylum.
give • a citizen's charter giving rights to gays
render • a powerful, bizarre, and beautifully rendered story
assign • Later in the year, she'll assign them research papers.
accord • On his return home, the government accorded him the rank of Colonel.
confer • An honorary degree was conferred on him by Newcastle University in 1976.
adjudge • He was adjudged to be guilty.
1 grantDictionary • this year's annual pay award
grant • My application for a grant has been rejected.
subsidy • They've slashed state subsidies.
scholarship • scholarships for women over 30
endowment • The company gave the Oxford Union a generous £1m endowment.
stipend • Olympic probables receive a stipend of £6000 of lottery money a year.
2 prizeDictionary • She presented a bravery award to the schoolgirl.
prize • He won a prize in the Leeds Piano Competition.
gift • a gift of $50,000
trophy • They could win a trophy this year.
decoration • He was awarded several military decorations.
bonsela (South Africa)
koha (New Zealand)
3 settlementDictionary • workmen's compensation awards (law)
settlement • ways to delay the settlement of debts
payment • He sought payment of a sum which he claimed was owed to him.
compensation • He received one year's salary as compensation for loss of office.
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• On his return home, the government accorded him the rank of Colonel.
adjudgeIf someone is adjudged to be something, they are judged or considered to be that thing.
• He was adjudged to be guilty.
allotIf something is allotted to someone, it is given to them as their share.
• We were allotted half an hour to address the committee.
Thesaurus for award from the Collins English Thesaurus