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Meaning of PRISE

Pronunciation:  prIz

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [v]  regard highly; think much of
  2. [v]  to move or force, esp. in an effort to get something open; "The burglar jimmied the lock", "Raccoons managed to pry the lid off the garbage pail"
  3. [v]  make an uninvited or presumptuous inquiry; "They pried the information out of him"

PRISE is a 5 letter word that starts with P.


 Synonyms: esteem, jimmy, lever, prize, prize, pry, pry, respect, value
 Antonyms: disesteem, disrespect
 See Also: admire, consider, extort, fear, look up to, loose, loosen, open, open up, reckon, regard, revere, reverence, see, think the world of, venerate, view, wring from



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Prise\, n.
    An enterprise. [Obs.] --Spenser.
  2. \Prise\, n. & v.
    See {Prize}, n., 5. Also {Prize}, v. t.