1 charge, cost, expense, expenditure, outlay, payment, amount, figure, fee; quotation, appraisal, value, valuation, evaluation, worth:
The price of this lamp is too high. What is the price of that box? Can he afford the price of a ticket? The current price of a London flat is out of my reach
2 sacrifice, toll, penalty, cost, consequence:
Loss of his freedom was too high a price for standing by his principles.
3 reward, bounty, premium, prize, payment, bonus, honorarium, Literary guerdon:
The gunfighter had a price of $1000 on his head.
5 value, evaluate, rate, assay, assess, cost (out):
How would you price a piece of furniture like this chair?
exorbitant, high, inflated, prohibitive, steep | low | bargain, budget
designer clothes at bargain prices
| attractive, fair, reasonable, right
We sell quality tools at the right price.
I managed to get a good price for my old car.
| average | asking, purchase
What's the asking price for this house? You need to pay a deposit of 10 per cent of the purchase price of the property.
| retail, sale, selling | cost
They are selling off summer shoes at cost price.
| full, half
Children travel half price until age ten.
This website tells you the market price of all makes of second-hand car.
admission prices at the museum
| consumer | commodity, food, house, land, property, share | electricity, energy, fuel, oil, petrol
VERB + PRICE
command, fetch, go for
Property in the area is now fetching ridiculously high prices.
| give sb, quote sb
I got a number of suppliers to quote me their best prices.
| charge, set | increase, push up, raise | bring down, cut, lower, mark down, push down, reduce, slash | go up in, increase in, rise in
Oil is set in go up in price.
| come down in | range in, vary in
These computers range in price from £1,300 to £2,000.
PRICE + VERB
go up, rise, shoot up, skyrocket, soar
House prices went up by 5 per cent last year. Prices soared during the war.
| drop, fall, go down, slump
If prices slump further, the farmers will starve.
| go from … to … , range from … to … , start at
Prices go from $30 for the standard model to $150 for the deluxe version.
PRICE + NOUN
level, range | increase, rise | cut | change, movement | war | tag
I got a shock when I looked at the price tag.
| list | index
the share price index
at a/the ~
Food is available, at a price (= at a high price). I can't afford it at that price.
| in ~
Cigarettes have remained stable in price for some time.
a drop/a fall/a reduction in price, an increase/a rise in price, pay a heavy price (for sth)
The team paid a heavy price for its lack of preparation.
| place/put a price on sth
You can't put a price on happiness.
| the price of freedom/success, etc.
(= the unpleasant things you must suffer to have freedom, success, etc.),
a small price to pay (for sth) The cost of a policy premium is a small price to pay for peace of mind.
indicators ~ be down/up With the share price down at 234p, it might be time to start buying. The CAC index was up 18.84 points.
~ reach sth, stand at sth Consumer confidence reached a 30-year high. Second quarter sales stood at £ 18 billion.
~ be/remain unchanged The 100 Share Index remained unchanged at 5297.
~ gain (sth) The share gained 19 cents to close at 4.38.
~ suffer (sth) Profit margins suffered when the company lowered prices to remain competitive.
~ climb, edge up, go up, increase ( ~ increase in value for currencies), jump, rise, rocket, shoot up, skyrocket, soar (+ by, from, to or no preposition) Earnings per share climbed from 3.5p to 5.1p. The pound has increased in value relative to the euro. Profits have shot up by a staggering 25%. Oil prices have skyrocketed.
~ come/go down, crash, decline, decrease ( ~ decrease in value for currencies), dive, drop, fall, plummet, plunge, shrink, slip, slump (+ by, from, to or no preposition) Banana exports crashed nearly 50%. The pound fell to a 14-year low against the dollar. Net income plummeted to USD 3.7 million.
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highly | attractively, competitively, economically, fairly, moderately, modestly, realistically, reasonably, sensibly
a wide range of competitively priced office furniture
This is considered a luxury item and is priced accordingly.
The car is priced at $60,000.
Tickets for the concert are priced between £15 and £35.
| from, to
The kits are priced from £8.50 to £20.
be priced high/low
The house was priced much too high.
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