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Prizes and honours for other achievements - thesaurus

Synonyms

award

noun

a prize or other reward that is given to someone who has achieved something

prize

noun

a reward that you get for being successful in a sport, competition, or game, or for being better than others at something. Someone who has won a prize is called a prize winner

championship

noun

the position of being a champion

accolade

noun

an honour given to someone for their work

Nobel Prize

noun

an international prize given each year for chemistry, physics, medicine, literature, economics, and for work towards world peace. Someone who has won a Nobel Prize is often referred to as a Nobel laureate.

consolation prize

noun

a small prize given to someone who has failed to win

glittering prize

noun

a prize or successful position that a lot of people want to have very much

booby prize

noun

a prize given as a joke to someone who comes last in a competition

commendation

noun

an official prize given to someone who has done something very good or brave

honour

noun

the prize of a special title given by the Queen of England

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distinction

noun

Britishformal an honour given to someone who has achieved a very high standard in their work or who has helped many people

dividend

noun

British the money that can be won in a competition where people have to guess the results of football matches

freedom of the city

noun

an honour that gives someone special rights in a particular city

honour

noun

a prize that someone is given because they have achieved something important

honours

noun

a prize in a particular competition or a place in a particular team

the wooden spoon

noun

British the prize for being last or worst in a race or competition

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