Definition of prize:
something given for victory or superiority in a contest or competition or for winning a lottery; "the prize was a free trip to Europe"
goods or money obtained illegally
something given as a token of victory
hold dear; "I prize these old photographs"
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"
regard highly; think much of; "I respect his judgement"; "We prize his creativity"
of superior grade; "choice wines"; "prime beef"; "prize carnations"; "quality paper"; "select peaches"