award


award
award 1 vt [Anglo-French awarder agarder to look at, decide on, impose, alteration of Old French esguarder to look at, from es -, intensive prefix + guarder to guard]
1: to give in accordance with a judicial or administrative determination or decision
award punitive damages
2: to grant as deserved
award ed the contract to the lowest bidder
award 2 n
1: a judgment or final decision: as
b: a formal decision regarding benefits in a workers' compensation claim
2: something granted esp. on the basis of merit or entitlement: as
a: a contract won by a successful bidder
b: relief usu. in the form of money (as damages or alimony) granted to a party in a legal proceeding

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

award
I noun act of judgment, action, adjudgment, adjudication, authoritative decision, decision, decree, determination, edict, finding, grant, judication, judicial decision, judicial sentence, opinion, order, order of the court, pronouncement, pronouncement by a court, recorded expression of a formal judgment, resolution, result, ruling, ruling of the court, verdict, warrant associated concepts: arbitration and award, award of damages, compensatory award, confirmation of an award, monetary award, punitive award II verb act on, addicere, adiudicare, adjudge, adjudge to be due, adjudicate, bestow by judicial decree, bring in a verdict, conclude, decide, decree, decree by deliberate judgment, decree to be merited, deliver judgment, determine, establish, find, fix, ordain, order, pass judgment, pass sentence, pass upon, pronounce, pronounce judgment, pronounce on, rule, settle III index adjudge, adjudicate, adjudication, apportion, benefit (conferment), bestow, bounty, cession, confer (give), contribute (supply), contribution (donation), convey (transfer), decide, decree (noun), decree (verb), dedicate, degree (academic title), delegate, demise, determination, determine, dole, dower, endow, endowment, endue, finding, gift (present), give (grant), grant, grant (transfer formally), gratuity (present), largess (gift), leave (give), parcel, pass (advance), pay (noun), pay (verb), present (make a gift), prize, provide (supply), recognition, relief (legal redress), remunerate, remuneration, reward, ruling, tip (gratuity), trover, verdict

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


award
v.
To grant something; to give something as a prize or compensation.
n.
Money or another object given as a grant or compensation; also the decision rendered by a nonjudicial decider such as an arbitrator.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.


award
1) The written decision of an arbitrator or commissioner (or any nonjudicial arbiter) setting out the arbitratror's award.
2) The amount awarded in a money judgment to a party to a lawsuit, arbitration, or administrative claim. Example: "Plaintiff is awarded $27,000."
Category: Accidents & Injuries
Category: Representing Yourself in Court
Category: Small Claims Court
Category: Small Claims Court & Lawsuits

Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.


award
1 n. The final decision of an arbitrator.
2 The final decision of a court, jury, or administrative tribunal granting damages or other relief to a party.
3 v. To formally grant such relief.

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.


award
To concede; to give by judicial determination; to rule in favor of after an evaluation of the facts, evidence, or merits. The decision made by a panel of arbitrators or commissioners, a jury, or other authorized individuals in a controversy that has been presented for resolution. A document that memorializes the determination reached in a dispute.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.


award
To concede; to give by judicial determination; to rule in favor of after an evaluation of the facts, evidence, or merits. The decision made by a panel of arbitrators or commissioners, a jury, or other authorized individuals in a controversy that has been presented for resolution. A document that memorializes the determination reached in a dispute.

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

award
   1) n. the decision of an arbitrator or commissioner (or any non-judicial arbiter) of a controversy.
   2) v. to give a judgment of money to a party to a lawsuit, arbitration, or administrative claim. Example: "Plaintiff is awarded $27,000."
   See also: judgment

Law dictionary. . 2013.

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