There are 3 entries that translate prize into German:

Share this entry

prize 1

British English: /prʌɪz/
American English: /praɪz/

noun

  • 1
    (reward, money)
    Preis, der
    win or take first/second/third prize
    den ersten/zweiten/dritten Preis gewinnen
    for sheer impudence he takes the prize!
    [figurative]
    für seine Frechheit müsste er einen Preis bekommen [ironic]
    there are no prizes for doing something
    [ironic]
    es ist kinderleicht, etwas zu tun
    cash or money prize
    Geldpreis, der
  • 2 (in lottery)
    Gewinn, der
    (got by buying goods) win something as a prize
    etwas gewinnen
    I won a prize of £1,000
    ich habe 1000 Pfund gewonnen
  • 3 [figurative]
    (something worth striving for)
    Lohn, der
    glittering prizes
    verlockender Lohn

transitive verb

  • (value)prize something [highly]
    etwas hoch schätzen
    gold is one of the most prized [of] metals
    Gold ist eines der begehrtesten Metalle
    we prize liberty more than life
    wir lieben die Freiheit mehr als das Leben
    somebody's most prized possessions
    jemandes wertvollster Besitz

adjective attrib

  • 1
    (prizewinning)
    preisgekrönt
  • 2 (awarded as prize)prize medal/trophy
    (Siegesmedaille die, Siegestrophäe die)
  • 3 [ironic]prize muddle
    Durcheinander erster Güte
    prize example
    Musterbeispiel, das [ironic]

Definition of prize in:

Share this entry

 

There are 3 entries that translate prize into German:

Share this entry

prize 2

Definition of prize in:

Share this entry

 

There are 3 entries that translate prize into German:

Share this entry

prize 3

noun

Definition of prize in:

Share this entry

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

QUIZ


    Next Score: