Price (?), n. [OE. pris, OF.
pris, F. prix, L. pretium; cf. Gr. ? I sell ?
to buy, Skr. pa? to buy, OI. renim I sell. Cf.
Appreciate, Depreciate, Interpret, Praise,
n. & v., Precious, Prize.]
1. The sum or amount of money at which a thing is
valued, or the value which a seller sets on his goods in market; that
for which something is bought or sold, or offered for sale; equivalent
in money or other means of exchange; current value or rate paid or
demanded in market or in barter; cost. "Buy wine and milk
without money and without price." Isa. lv. 1.
We can afford no more at such a
2. Value; estimation; excellence;
Her price is far above rubies.
Prov. xxxi. 10.
New treasures still, of countless
3. Reward; recompense; as, the price of
'T is the price of toil,
The knave deserves it when he tills the soil.
Price current, or Price list,
a statement or list of the prevailing prices of merchandise,
stocks, specie, bills of exchange, etc., published statedly or
Price, v. t. [imp. & p.
p. Priced (?); p. pr. & vb. n.
Pricing.] 1. To pay the price of.
With thine own blood to price his
2. To set a price on; to value. See
3. To ask the price of; as, to price