Wellawarded

award

[uh-wawrd]
verb (used with object)
1.
to give as due or merited; assign or bestow: to award prizes.
2.
to bestow by judicial decree; assign or appoint by deliberate judgment, as in arbitration: The plaintiff was awarded damages of $100,000.
noun
3.
something awarded, as a payment or medal.
4.
Law.
a.
a decision after consideration; a judicial sentence.
b.
the decision of arbitrators on a matter submitted to them.

Origin:
1250–1300; (v.) Middle English awarden < Anglo-French awarder, equivalent to a- a-4 + warderGermanic; compare Old English weardian to guard, ward; (noun) Middle English < Anglo-French, derivative of awarder

awardability, noun
awardable, adverb
awarder, noun
misaward, verb (used with object)
superaward, noun
unawardable, adjective
unawarded, adjective
well-awarded, adjective
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award (əˈwɔːd)
 
vb
1.  to give (something due), esp as a reward for merit: to award prizes
2.  law to declare to be entitled, as by decision of a court of law or an arbitrator
 
n
3.  something awarded, such as a prize or medal: an award for bravery
4.  (in Australia and New Zealand) the amount of an award wage (esp in the phrase above award)
5.  law
 a.  the decision of an arbitrator
 b.  a grant made by a court of law, esp of damages in a civil action
 
[C14: from Anglo-Norman awarder, from Old Northern French eswarder to decide after investigation, from es-ex-1 + warder to observe; see ward]
 
a'wardable
 
adj
 
award'ee
 
n
 
a'warder
 
n

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award
late 14c., "decide after careful observation," from Anglo-Fr. awarder, from O.N.Fr. eswarder (O.Fr. esguarder) "decide, examine" (after careful consideration), from es- "out" + guarder "to watch" (see guard (n.)). The noun meaning "something awarded" is first attested 1590s.
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