"prizes" in the noun sense
1. prize, award
something given for victory or superiority in a contest or competition or for winning a lottery
"the prize was a free trip to Europe"
2. loot, booty, pillage, plunder, prize, swag, dirty money
goods or money obtained illegally
3. trophy, prize
something given as a token of victory
"prizes" in the verb sense
1. prize, value, treasure, appreciate
"I prize these old photographs"
2. pry, prise, prize, lever, jimmy
to move or force, especially in an effort to get something open
"The burglar jimmied the lock"
"Raccoons managed to pry the lid off the garbage pail"
3. respect, esteem, value, prize, prise
regard highly think much of
"I respect his judgement"
"We prize his creativity"
Source: WordNet® (An amazing lexical database of English)
Princeton University "About WordNet®."
WordNet®. Princeton University. 2010.
View WordNet® License