Synonyms for (noun) award

award, awarding

a grant made by a law court

he criticized the awarding of compensation by the court

LESS SPECIFIC: grant, subsidisation, subsidization


honor, honour, laurels, award, accolade

a tangible symbol signifying approval or distinction

an award for bravery

LESS SPECIFIC: symbol


award, prize

something given for victory or superiority in a contest or competition or for winning a lottery

the prize was a free trip to Europe

LESS SPECIFIC: gift

Synonyms for (verb) award

award, present

give, especially as an honor or reward

bestow honors and prizes at graduation

LESS SPECIFIC: apportion, allocate


grant, award

give as judged due or on the basis of merit

the referee awarded a free kick to the team; the jury awarded a million dollars to the plaintiff; Funds are granted to qualified researchers

LESS SPECIFIC: give