prise

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See also: Prise, prisé, and prìse

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old French prise

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Noun[edit]

prise (plural prises)

  1. (obsolete) An enterprise.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Spenser to this entry?)
  2. Obsolete form of prize.

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prise (third-person singular simple present prises, present participle prising, simple past and past participle prised)

  1. To force (open) with a lever; to pry.
    1919: I think he must have been trying to prise open that box yonder when he was attacked. — Sax Rohmer, The Quest of the Sacred Slipper
    c. 1925: Come, force the gates with crowbars, prise them apart! — Jack Lindsay, translation of Lysistrata
    2004: Most people used pliers, scissors, rubber gloves and knives to try to prise open products. — BBC News

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Danish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /priːsə/, [ˈpʰʁ̥iːsə]

Noun[edit]

prise c (singular definite prisen, plural indefinite priser)

  1. (nautical) prize (anything captured using the rights of war)

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prise (imperative pris, infinitive at prise, present tense priser, past tense priste, past participle har prist)

  1. praise

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈprizə/, /pris/

Etymology[edit]

From French prise.

Noun[edit]

prise f (plural prises or prisen, diminutive prieske n)

  1. (Belgium) electrical plug

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French[edit]

French Wikipedia has an article on:

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prise f (plural prises)

  1. (electrical) plug.
  2. (martial arts) hold
  3. hold (of a climbing wall)
  4. grip

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Verb[edit]

prise f

  1. feminine form of the past participle of prendre

Verb[edit]

prise

  1. first-person singular present indicative of priser
  2. third-person singular present indicative of priser
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive of priser
  4. first-person singular present subjunctive of priser
  5. second-person singular imperative of priser

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From pris

Verb[edit]

prise (imperative pris, present tense priser, simple past and past participle prisa or priset)

  1. to price (something)
    prise seg ut av markedet - price oneself out of the market

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