price

Definitions

  • Now, this is filling at the price
    Now, this is filling at the price
  • WordNet 3.6
    • v price ascertain or learn the price of "Have you priced personal computers lately?"
    • v price determine the price of "The grocer priced his wares high"
    • n price the high value or worth of something "her price is far above rubies"
    • n price 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"
    • n price 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?"
    • n price a monetary reward for helping to catch a criminal "the cattle thief has a price on his head"
    • n Price United States operatic soprano (born 1927)
    • n price 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?"
    • n price cost of bribing someone "they say that every politician has a price"
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There was the money which was the price of the corn There was the money which was the price of the corn

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: The average price for a major league baseball game in 2004 is $19.82
    • Price Reward; recompense; as, the price of industry. "'T is the price of toil,
      The knave deserves it when he tills the soil."
    • Price 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 .""We can afford no more at such a price ."
    • Price To ask the price of; as, to price eggs.
    • Price To pay the price of. "With thine own blood to price his blood."
    • Price To set a price on; to value. See Prize.
    • Price Value; estimation; excellence; worth. "Her price is far above rubies.""New treasures still, of countless price ."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: In 1965, the price for an issue of TV Guide was 15 cents
    • n price Worth; value; estimation; excellence.
    • n price The sum or amount of money, or its equivalent, which a seller asks or obtains for his goods in market; the exchangeable value of a commodity; the equivalent in money for which something is bought or sold, or offered for sale; hence, figuratively, that which must be given or done in order to obtain a thing.
    • n price Esteem; high or highest reputation.
    • n price Prize; award.
    • n price Synonyms Price, Charge, Cost, Expense, Worth, Value. For a given article these may all come to the same amount, but they are very likely to differ. The price of a shawl may be ten dollars, and that is then the dealer's charge for it, but he may finally make his price or charge nine dollars, and that will be the cost of it, or the expense of it to the buyer. Its worth or value may be what it will sell for, or what it ought to sell for, or what one would be willing to pay for it rather than go without it, the last being the highest sense.
    • price To pay the price of.
    • price To put a price on; estimate the value of.—
    • price To ask the price of.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: In 1955, only 330 Volkswagen Beetle's were sold at a price of $1800 each in the United States.
    • n Price prīs that at which anything is prized, valued, or bought: excellence: recompense
    • v.t Price to set value on: :
    • v.t Price (coll.) to ask the price of
    • v.t Price (Spens.) to pay the price of
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Quotations

  • Proverb
    Proverb
    “Good advice is beyond all price.”
  • English Proverb
    English Proverb
    “Cheat me in the price, but not in the goods.”
  • Winston Churchill
    Winston%20Churchill
    “The price of greatness is responsibility.”
  • Source Unknown
    Source Unknown
    “Every time history repeats itself the price goes up.”
  • Proverb
    Proverb
    “Love can neither be bought or sold, its only price is love.”
  • Charles F. Kettering
    Charles%20F.%20Kettering
    “Problems are the price of progress. Don't bring me anything but trouble. Good news weakens me.”

Idioms

Cheap at half the price - If something's cheap at half the price, it's very cheap indeed.
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Every man has his price - Anyone's opinion or support can be bought, everyone's principles have a limit.
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What does that have to do with the price of tea in China? - This idiom is often used when someone says something irrelevant to the topic being discussed.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
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.) Precious Prize

Usage

In literature:

To be completed in FOUR MONTHLY VOLUMES, price only 6s.
"Notes and Queries, Number 210, November 5, 1853" by Various
Lately published, price 28s.
"Notes and Queries, Number 211, November 12, 1853" by Various
This Day is published, price 10s.
"Notes and Queries, Number 213, November 26, 1853" by Various
The subject of prices and price levels is one of the most difficult of economic subjects.
"The Settlement of Wage Disputes" by Herbert Feis
To be completed in Seven Monthly Volumes, price only 3s.
"Notes and Queries, Number 227, March 4, 1854" by Various
V. and VI., post 8vo., price 21s.
"Notes and Queries, Number 219, January 7, 1854" by Various
Prices ranged from 40s.
"The Economist" by Various
Price per volume, $1.25.
"Seek and Find" by Oliver Optic
The Chicago market is seldom fully supplied with cauliflowers and the price there averages fully as good as anywhere in the country.
"The Cauliflower" by A. A. Crozier
She was never distracted, as Rosie so often was by Katie Price's clothes.
"'Lizbeth of the Dale" by Marian Keith
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In poetry:

By faith in him, we all may see
In realms of light above,
Through streams of blood on Calvary,
A joyful immortality;--
The purchase price was love.
"Love" by Nancy Rebecca Campbell Glass
Though Christ was slain, our souls to save —
Though a full price for us He gave —
Yet none salvation shall receive,
But who alone in Him believe.
"An Exhortation To Give God Thanks For Our Redemption Through Christ" by Rees Prichard
YE have been bought
With an immortal price,
O, windflowers quick as thought
Of love in solitude,
And daffodils, the year's young sacrifice
When summer's on the wood.
"English Flowers" by Marjorie Lowry Christie Pickthall
Cheat not your heart with promises to pay
For gifts beyond all price so freely given.
Where is the heart so rich that it can say
To those who mourn, "I will restore your heaven"?
"Victory" by Alfred Noyes
A simple day the dawn has watched unfold
Before the night had borne the death of love;
You took the bread I blessed, and love was sold
Upon your lips, and paid the price thereof.
"To-----" by Muriel Stuart
Thus the samadh was perfect,
Thus was the lesson plain
Of the wrath of the First Shikaris —
The price of a white man slain;
And the men of the First Shikaris
Went back into camp again.
"The Grave of the Hundred Heads" by Rudyard Kipling

In news:

Announced it has priced a public secondary offering by affiliates of Wellspring Capital Management of 5 million shares of Susser common stock at a price of $36 per share.
Higher salmon prices have driven up both demand and prices for salmon permits in most regions of the state.
Some might call that a steep price, but Scott believes you can't put a price on hoppiness.
The Price of Price Resistance for General Mills.
According to the Lundberg survey of fuel prices, the average price of a gallon of gasoline has dropped 8 1/2 cents over the past two weeks to $3.75.
Apple Computer seems to think that $50 is a fair price for a spare iPhone charger, so I headed off to Best Buy today to see if I could find something more reasonably priced.
Prices start at $830 round-trip in coach, a good post-Olympics price for those of us who have watched summer airline ticket prices to England and Europe remain high.
That brings the price of the WiFi 8.9-inch tablet from a starting price of $299.99 to $249.99, and the price of the 4G LTE-enabled tablet to $499 to $449.
Wheat prices continue to follow corn prices higher, but supplies of wheat remain ample , both here and around the globe.
SANDUSKY — Cedar Fair LP, which three years ago saw the price of its stock dip to around $6 a share on the New York Stock Exchange, on Wednesday posted a record-high share price during trading and closed on a record high.
The purchase price of $32 a share is a 9.7% premium from Friday's closing price.
This week, several viewers e-mailed us with the concerns of rising gas prices, where some stations raised prices as much as a dime overnight.
Bad weather has recently been devastating crops, leading to 6 percent price jump in food prices.
Oil prices fell below $86 a barrel Thursday as investors focused on global economic issues, including the so-called "fiscal cliff" in the U.S. Price ends lower, below $86 a barrel .
Being a hero has a price — and sometimes, an actual monetary price.
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In science:

Among others these include the price and the change of price.
A simple model of price formation
The change of price, rather than the price itself, is the variable of interest for traders (and researchers as well).
A simple model of price formation
Proposal to the buyer with a proposed price evaluated as the mean of the price proposed by the buyer and max (we will sometimes omit the de finition of this function, which is not of central interest in our example) .
Logic-Based Specification Languages for Intelligent Software Agents
This integrity constraint says that an agent cannot accept a proposal for a price lower than the minimum price allowed.
Logic-Based Specification Languages for Intelligent Software Agents
Also see [5, 8, 13] for stock price models with stochastic volatility for which the most natural candidates for the pricing measures is an equivalent strict local martingale measure.
No Arbitrage Conditions For Simple Trading Strategies
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