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EtymologyEdit

From Old French prise

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NounEdit

prise (plural prises)

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

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VerbEdit

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

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PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /priːsə/, [ˈpʰʁ̥iːsə]

NounEdit

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, perfect tense har prist)

  1. to praise

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EtymologyEdit

From French prise.

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

  1. (Belgium) electrical plug

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EtymologyEdit

From Old French prise

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /pʁiz/
  • (file)

NounEdit

prise f (plural prises)

  1. (electrical) socket, wall socket
  2. (martial arts) hold
  3. hold (of a climbing wall)
  4. grip
  5. (baseball) a strike

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VerbEdit

prise f

  1. feminine singular of the past participle of prendre

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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. third-person singular present subjunctive of priser
  5. second-person singular imperative of priser

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Etymology 1Edit

From pris

VerbEdit

prise (imperative pris, present tense priser, passive prises, 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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Etymology 2Edit

From Old Norse prísa, from Middle Low German prisen, from Old French priser

VerbEdit

prise (imperative pris, present tense priser, passive prises, simple past priste, past participle prist, present participle prisende)

  1. to extol, praise, commend, laud, glorify

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EtymologyEdit

From the past participle of prendre.

NounEdit

prise f (oblique plural prises, nominative singular prise, nominative plural prises)

  1. seizure; taking; capture

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