award (something) to (one)

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award (something) to (one)

To bestow something upon one. Often used in passive constructions. Our boss awarded the promotion to Joel. The All-Star Game has been awarded to the city of Columbus.
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award something to someone or something

[for a judge or other legal entity] to decide in favor of a person or group. The judge awarded the judgment to the plaintiff. The jury awarded a large sum to the smaller company.
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The Achaeans are now taking the girl in a ship to Chryse, and sending gifts of sacrifice to the god; but the heralds have just taken from my tent the daughter of Briseus, whom the Achaeans had awarded to myself.
In the Buddhist religion, a state of pleasurable annihilation awarded to the wise, particularly to those wise enough to understand it.
Description: This designation is awarded to attorneys, chartered life underwriters, certified public accountants, certified trust and financial advisers, chartered financial consultants and certified financial planners.
The 2005 Wildlife Stewardship Award for individuals was awarded to Sharon Haines, director of sustainable forestry & forest policy at International Paper Co.
It was awarded to Kelly and Steve Rome, owners and operators of Rome's Your Independent Grocers.
The top honor the CPA gives to a writer or editor, the Individual Excellence Award, was awarded to U.S.
The Army Superior Unit Award, a special presentation, was awarded to the Program Executive Office (PEO) for Command, Control and Communications Tactical (C3T) for its efforts and accomplishments leading up to, and throughout operations Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom.
In order to use the funds most effectively from an institutional perspective, donated funds would ideally be awarded to students who would have otherwise been eligible for unfunded student aid.
Deadline: 01-31-05; Number Awarded: 15 Awarded to students already enrolled in program
Nationally, graduation rates fell slightly during the 1990s; the ratio of the number of regular diplomas awarded to the number of 10th graders enrolled three years earlier declined from 77 percent in 1991 to 76 percent in 2001.
Freed and Outstanding Conference Speaker was awarded to L.
The 2002 Atlantic Fleet Aviation Boatswain's Mate of the Year title was awarded to ABE1(AW/SW) Jon Clark of Enterprise (CVN 65).
The contracts being awarded to these seven companies provide for approximately 917,739 hours in the base year for test and evaluation support for the Naval Air Systems Command, Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division, Test and Evaluation Engineering Department.
It is awarded to an ACA member who has already received a section award and continues to give service to at least three sections or districts.
This sparkling trophy and a $10,000 scholarship is awarded to the winner of the final USA TODAY/ESPN/WBCA Top 25 Poll, and is presented at the concluding function of the WBCA National Convention.