Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913 + 1828)


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Price (Page: 1136)

Price (?), n. [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.]

1. 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." Isa. lv. 1.

We can afford no more at such a price. Shak.

2. Value; estimation; excellence; worth.

Her price is far above rubies. Prov. xxxi. 10.
New treasures still, of countless price. Keble.

3. Reward; recompense; as, the price of industry.

'T is the price of toil, The knave deserves it when he tills the soil. Pope.
Price current, ∨ Price list, a statement or list of the prevailing prices of merchandise, stocks, specie, bills of exchange, etc., published statedly or occasionally.

Price (Page: 1136)

Price, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Priced (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Pricing.]

1. To pay the price of. [Obs.]

With thine own blood to price his blood. Spenser.

2. To set a price on; to value. See Prize.

3. To ask the price of; as, to price eggs. [Colloq.]