What is another word for awards?

Pronunciation: [ɐwˈɔːdz] (IPA)

When it comes to recognizing someone for their achievements or accomplishments, the word "awards" is commonly used. However, there are several synonyms that can be used in its place. One such synonym is "prizes," which refers to something given as a reward for victory or superiority in a contest or competition. Another synonym is "honors," which is used to describe recognition given to someone for their distinguished achievements or qualities. "Accolades" is also a synonym for awards, referring to acknowledgment or praise given to someone for their abilities or actions. Other potential synonyms for awards might include "medals," "certificates," "tokens," or "plaudits".

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Usage examples for Awards

And Love and Death and the other powers here exercise a sort of sly injustice, the penalties of which-for this injustice awards no compensation-are perhaps nothing but the whims of fate....
"Life and Writings of Maurice Maeterlinck"
Jethro Bithell
The labourer must sell his labour or starve, and may be obliged to take such terms for it as leave him without the means of enjoying the rights which society awards him, and discharging the duties which society claims from him.
"Contemporary Socialism"
John Rae
The awards, of course, depend much upon the individual character of the chiefs; and there are but few who have not exhibited horrible proofs of cruelty.
"The Ethnology of the British Colonies and Dependencies"
Robert Gordon Latham

Famous quotes with Awards

  • I worked three and then six hours a day in my studio with strict discipline and emotion. I obtained awards usually granted to other foreigners during the end-of-year admission tests.
    Ralph Allen
  • After the enormous success of All About my Mother, all the awards and everything, I wanted to start a movie in exactly the same place that I used to be before. I wanted to show that all of the success had not changed my perception.
    Pedro Almodovar
  • An Oscar means a lot of things because it's like the ultimate award for a filmmaker so it feels great. But I think you have to consider awards with some distance and not get obsessed with it. When you're creating you shouldn't think about it.
    Alejandro Amenabar
  • I produced and directed a movie a couple years ago that won some awards that Samuel Goldwyn released called 'The Last Good Time'. I wrote, produced and directed it, but I wasn't in it.
    Bob Balaban
  • I'm not a great believer in awards-of course the fact that I've never won one has nothing to do with it at all!
    Iain Banks

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