What is price?

  • (noun): A reward for helping to catch a criminal.
    Example: "The cattle thief has a price on his head"
    See also — Additional definitions below


In ordinary usage, price is the quantity of payment or compensation given by one party to another in return for goods or services.

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Irving Price
... Irving Lanouette Price (September 21, 1884 – November 23, 1976) was a U.S ... He was the co-founder and co-eponym of Fisher-Price Toys in 1930. 1909, he married the children's book illustrator and artist Margaret Evans Price (1888-1973) ...
Uvedale Price - The Picturesque and Landscape Theory
... Price developed his ideas with his close neighbour Richard Payne Knight, whose poem 'The Landscape' was published the same year as Price's Essay delineating his theories on "The Picturesque" as a mode of landscape ... Well before Price's Essay or Knight's poem, however, the term 'pictoresque' was used in early 18th century France to refer to a property of being 'in the style of a painter.' Pope ... from that of beauty, or sublimity, or grandeur." For Price, the Picturesque was more specifically defined as being located between the Beautiful and the Sublime ...
Price, Wisconsin - Demographics
... There were 92 households out of which 35.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 67.4% were married couples living together, 5.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 20.7% were non-families. 16.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older ...
Transformation Problem - Transformation of Values Into Prices - Marx's Error and Its Correction
... scholars argued that Marx's formulas for competitive prices were mistaken ... competitive equilibrium requires a uniform rate of return over constant capital valued at its price, not its Marxian value, contrary to what is done in Table 2 above ... Secondly, competitive prices result from the sum of costs valued at the prices of things, not as amounts of embodied labour ...
Waitrose - Brand and Marketing - Brand Price Match
... Prior to Christmas 2010 Waitrose launched a campaign matching Tesco's price on 1000 branded products ... shopping in Tesco by directly matching the price with that of its rival ... In 2012 this was updated to include a price match promise on all branded goods with Tesco ...

More definitions of "price":

  • (noun): The amount of money needed to purchase something.
    Example: "The price of gasoline"
    Synonyms: terms, damage
  • (noun): The high value or worth of something.
    Example: "Her price is far above rubies"
  • (noun): The property of having material worth (often indicated by the amount of money something would bring if sold).
    Example: "He puts a high price on his services"
    Synonyms: monetary value, cost
  • (verb): Determine the price of.
    Example: "The grocer priced his wares high"
  • (noun): Value measured by what must be given or done or undergone to obtain something.
    Example: "The price of success is hard work"; "what price glory?"
    Synonyms: cost, toll
  • (verb): Ascertain or learn the price of.
    Example: "Have you priced personal computers lately?"
  • (noun): Cost of bribing someone.
    Example: "They say that every politician has a price"

Famous quotes containing the word price:

    Surely the apple is the noblest of fruits. Let the most beautiful or the swiftest have it. That should be the “going” price of apples.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)

    A bargain is in its very essence a hostile transaction ... do not all men try to abate the price of all they buy? I contend that a bargain even between brethren is a declaration of war.
    George Gordon Noel Byron (1788–1824)

    ... we performers are monsters. We are a totally different, far-out race of people. I totally and completely admit, with no qualms at all, my egomania, my selfishness, coupled with a really magnificent voice.
    —Leontyne Price (b. 1927)