Award and Present


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Award verb – To give the ownership or benefit of (something) formally or publicly.
Usage example: custody of the boy was awarded to the grandparents

Present is a synonym for award in give topic. In some cases you can use "Present" instead the word "Award" as a verb or a noun, when it comes to topics like bestow, gift, give prize or reward. popular alternative
Nearby Words: awarded, awarding
Synonyms for Award


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Present noun – Something given to someone without expectation of a return.
Usage example: an impressive array of presents for the bride and groom

Award is a synonym for present in give topic. You can use "Award" instead the word "Present" as a verb or a noun, if it concerns topics such as bestow, largesse, hand over. popular alternative
Nearby Words: presentation, presence, presented, presently, presentable
Synonyms for Present

How words are described

special special award special present
best best award best present
normal normal award normal present
single single award single present
Other adjectives: actual, large, big, huge, little, new, unusual, official, next, several, biggest.

Common collocations

point award point present point
number award number present number
face award face present face

Both words in one sentence

  • In Desperation, Johnny Marinville, a burnt-out writer in the present had once won the National Book Award.
  • Film / Austin Powers Humans Are Bastards: Twice in Goldmember, the audience laughs uproariously at Austin's father not being present when he's winning a major award.
  • Series / Made In Canada When Alan gets hold of the film and turns it into the crass, sexist Babes with Blades, she orders her name removed from the film; ironically, the film nets Alan a WIFT award, and salt is rubbed in the wound when Veronica is invited to the ceremony to present Alan's award.
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