Synonyms of 'purse'
1 pouchDictionary, wallet, money-bag
I dug the money out of my purse.
2 handbagDictionary, bag, shoulder bag
She reached into her purse for her cigarettes.
3 fundsDictionary, means, money
The money will go into the public purse, helping to lower taxes.
A lot of money that you pay goes back to the distributor.
reconciling accounts with the central bank and its treasury
The discovery of oil brought untold wealth to the island.
She didn't have the financial wherewithal to start a new business.
4 prizeDictionary, winnings, award
She is tipped to win the biggest purse in women's pro volleyball history.
puckerDictionary, close, contract
She pursed her lips in disapproval.
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An award is a prize or certificate that a person is given for doing something well.
She presented a bravery award to the schoolgirl.
Meg drew a long, knitted scarf out of her leather bag.
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Thesaurus for purse from the Collins English Thesaurus
A purse is a very small bag that people, especially women, keep their money in.