(A*ward") v. t. [imp. & p. p. Awarded; p. pr. & vb. n. Awarding.] [OF. eswarder to look at,
consider, decide, judge; es (L. ex) + warder, garder, to observe, take heed, keep, fr. OHG. warten
to watch, guard. See Ward.] To give by sentence or judicial determination; to assign or apportion,
after careful regard to the nature of the case; to adjudge; as, the arbitrators awarded damages to the
The wrongful sentence, and award a new.
(A*ward"), v. i. To determine; to make an award.
(A*ward"), n. [Cf. OF. award, awart, esgart. See Award, v. t.]
1. A judgment, sentence, or final decision. Specifically: The decision of arbitrators in a case submitted."Impatient
for the award." Cowper.
An award had been given against.
2. The paper containing the decision of arbitrators; that which is warded. Bouvier.
(A*ward"er) n. One who awards, or assigns by sentence or judicial determination; a judge.
(A*ware") a. [OE. iwar, AS. gewær, fr. wær wary. The pref. ge- orig. meant together, completely.
. See Wary.]
1. Watchful; vigilant or on one's guard against danger or difficulty.
2. Apprised; informed; cognizant; conscious; as, he was aware of the enemy's designs.
Aware of nothing arduous in a task
They never undertook.
(A*warn") v. t. [Pref. a- + warn, AS. gewarnian. See Warn, v. t.] To warn. [Obs.] Spenser.
(A*wash") a. [Pref. a- + wash.] Washed by the waves or tide; said of a rock or strip of
shore, or (Naut.) of an anchor, etc., when flush with the surface of the water, so that the waves break
(A*way") adv. [AS. aweg, anweg, onweg; on on + weg way.]
1. From a place; hence.
The sound is going away.
Have me away, for I am sore wounded.
2 Chron. xxxv. 23.
2. Absent; gone; at a distance; as, the master is away from home.
3. Aside; off; in another direction.
The axis of rotation is inclined away from the sun.
4. From a state or condition of being; out of existence.
Be near me when I fade away.
5. By ellipsis of the verb, equivalent to an imperative: Go or come away; begone; take away.
And the Lord said . . . Away, get thee down.
Exod. xix. 24.