Definitions for prise

Definitions for (verb) prise

Main entry: value, esteem, prise, prize, respect

Definition: regard highly; think much of

Usage: I respect his judgement; We prize his creativity

Main entry: pry, prise, prize, jimmy, lever

Definition: to move or force, especially in an effort to get something open

Usage: The burglar jimmied the lock: Raccoons managed to pry the lid off the garbage pail

Main entry: prise, pry

Definition: make an uninvited or presumptuous inquiry

Usage: They pried the information out of him

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