1 grant, give, confer, bestow, present, accord, furnish, endow with; assign, apportion:
Her dog was awarded the blue ribbon in the club show.
2 prize, trophy, reward:
The award for the tidiest boats has been won by the Bristol Yacht Club.
3 grant, bestowal, presentation, endowment, awarding:
Before the award of the prizes, we listened to speeches. Profits were up last year despite a large pay award.